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“A underground church”

Catedral Metropolitana
Ranked #1 of 221 things to do in Brasilia
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Owner description: Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark cathedral features stunning interior glasswork.
Tromso, Norway
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“A underground church”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

I have always thought this catedral was big, it is nice, but rather small but as the rest of Brasilia it is clean and nice.

Visited January 2013
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is one of the most beautiful work of the famous architec Oscar Neimeyer. The church has fantastic colorfull vitrals and big angel statues pending from the ceiling. Tis a little hot noon, so prefer visiting the begginig or end of the day!

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Very impressive architecture”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

It's a very impressive building which also has an interesting underground entrance. If you go in the evening there's not much light inside, but enough, and it gives it an interesting atmosphere. Located right in the middle of the main area for tourists to visit.

Visited May 2012
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Bonn, Germany
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“You think you've seen cathedrals?”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

This one is different. To people who are spoilt with romanic/catholic churches with candles, gold and art, this one will look a bit sober. Here are no candles at all.

One funny fact, you have to try out: If someone stands at the door and whispers into one of the round walls, another one standing on the other side at the door can hear it. The sound gets transported by the walls. Very cool!

Visited November 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
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“Closed for renovation”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Closed for renovation. Underground. Old, beaten up, need a well deserved renovation...Not much more to say...

Visited October 2012
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