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Address: Quadra Seps 702 Lote B, Brasilia, Federal District 70330-700, Brazil
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Worth visiting if you are n Brasilia

Like the Cathedral worth the effort to visit. A minimalist building outside with a surprising interior. We entered from a side door, which I recommend, entry via the main entrance... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Sydney
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73 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Like the Cathedral worth the effort to visit. A minimalist building outside with a surprising interior. We entered from a side door, which I recommend, entry via the main entrance might spoil the surprise. Main entrance should be viewed however. As with my review of the cathedral, this even with the cathedral don't make a trip to Brasilia worthwhile. The... More 

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Vancouver
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316 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Santuário is a short walk from Brasilia's Eixo Monumental, and well worth a visit. You enter a world of lovely blue light illuminating the cavernous church from all four sides. Peaceful, quiet and serene, you walk around with your camera admiring the construction that can support a 2.5 ton crystal chandelier. The many thousands of squares of mostly blue... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

OMG ..this was such an uplifting experience, I was simply in awe .....the design and architecture was amazing.. mind blowing ...take the opportunity to kneel and say thanks for all your blessings !

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Bruges, Belgium
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A little Far away from other places but what a great sight inside. Worth the walk and immediatly you leave the high building. To do

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Thank muylleam
Brasilia, DF
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Located in the city centre, the Santuario Dom Bosco is another iconic spot that must be seen when you are in Brasilia. The Sanctuary is one of the most famous churches in Brasilia. It is a magical environment where even the most anxious visitor can relax and enjoy the different shades and variations of blue, especially in the afternoon. The... More 

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Thank Habibest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This magnificent blue church should not be missed! It's blue stained glass walls create a magical,peaceful and spiritual environment. Make sure you visit the Cathedral first if you don't want dissapointment.

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Thank Maria C
Brasilia, DF
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you´re in town, choose to go there when the orchestra is playing, the atmosphere is magical! The architecture and decoration are a must see.

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Thank marinakeik0
Oxford, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The blue stained glass windows assail not only your vision but has the effect of making you feel happy to be alive and lucky enough to see this creation. There is a good gift shop where you can pick up copies of Oscar Niemeyer's iconic buildings including the National Congress A wonder to behold.

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Thank Brian M
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This was on the way where I was staying and got really lucky that was in the neighbourhood, so I often passed it and always stopped to look at it. It's a great place to escape to when there's scorching heat outside( it does live up to its name : 'sanctuary') and I think I went at night too. Just... More 

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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you are looking for this church look for the university or school of Dom Bosco and you will find it more easily. The inside is wonderful the windows are awe inspiring in there random formations. The entire inside of the church is warm with the blue color.

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