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Catedral Metropolitana

Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
+5521 87157295
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Beautiful national cathedral, the acoustics where phenomenal - along the outside curved wall... read more

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin
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What a great place! The architecture, the glass work, the white spaces! It is worth to visit, to... read more

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Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark cathedral features stunning interior glasswork.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
+5521 87157295
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful national cathedral, the acoustics where phenomenal - along the outside curved wall, between one exit and another - whisper along wall and it sounds like the other person is 5' away

Thank jahoffa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! The architecture, the glass work, the white spaces! It is worth to visit, to see each corner and look up. One tip: check the working hours, they vary and can ruin your visit!

Thank July M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect harmony and slenderness observed from the outside id matched by the serene symmetry inside, immersed as you are on a sunny day in the pastels of the glass cover. Without prompting, people lower their voices (quite a feat for most Brazilians) and admire...More

Thank WilliamErwin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for any visitor to Brasilia. Sometimes known as the Blue Church, the cathedral is a masterpiece in engineering- partially underground - it is shaped like a party hat. From inside you can look up through the stained glass ceiling. Beautiful!

Thank robertpH3508TX
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Nothing about Brasilia is ordinary and this church was no exception. Really unusual but stunning design both inside and out. Worth a visit!

Thank Owen B
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Architects would love to visit the site where the Catedral is located. You don't spend more than 20 mins visiting the place itself, because it's small, but it is near the bus station (2 min walk) and it's possible to rent a bike to bike...More

Thank Priscilla I
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Words cannot express the beauty of this piece of architecture, you need to go, sit there and feel it, the natural light ...

Thank anaHongKong2017
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Regardless of your religion, you should visit this Cathedral. Oscar Niemeyer made one of his most beautiful architectural projects and left us a true work of art.

Thank Robespierre S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church at the heart of the city of Brasilia. Good attractive place for visit. Good place to relax take beautiful photos of the city

Thank Vijay V
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

When visiting brasilia i did a city tour and this was one of the places i stopped. It is a nice structure and is worth the visit

Thank JJ3ffrey
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2 February 2018|
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Response from robertpH3508TX | Reviewed this property |
Saturday evening usually 6 pm Sunday morning 8 am Varies from church to church but these are the most frequent times The cathedral is still open to public during mass too