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Catedral Metropolitana

Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
+5521 87157295
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Must see in Brasília

A beautiful modern cathedral. It's much smaller than I expected, but the glass panels lit by the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom_SIlva_R
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Rio de Janeiro
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One of the best buildings in the city

I really love the architecture of the cathedral . one of the best in the city with the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pethabmia
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark cathedral features stunning interior glasswork.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful modern cathedral. It's much smaller than I expected, but the glass panels lit by the sunlight look fantastic when you're inside and let you forget about the small disappointment regarding the cathedral's size.

Thank Tom_SIlva_R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really love the architecture of the cathedral . one of the best in the city with the beautiful glass

Thank Pethabmia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and quiet place to visit. For architecture and art lovers. By the side of the church there is a local market of flowers made with leftover from trees of Cerrado, our Morphoclimatic domain. You can bring home a piece of Brazil that will last...More

Thank Jenyffer A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is, in fact, one of the most beautiful constructions in Brasilia (a city dominated by the modernistic touch of Oscar Niemeyer) Not as beautiful from the inside, in my opinion...

Thank Ivan Z
Reviewed 14 May 2017

An excellent attraction in Brasília. It is just one of the Oscar Niemeyer's Project and you can access this by public transportation. The architecture is incredible and worth seeing.

Thank Asterivaldo C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Truly rated as one of the best attractions in Brasilia. Designed by Naimeyer, this cathedral is beautiful to look at both from inside as well as outside. Must do when visiting the city!

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Easy to access. Beautiful architecture, designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Most of it is bellow ground and you enter through a tunnel. Stunning inside! The stained glass ceiling simbolizes an uterus and an egg and there are 3 gigantic angels hanging from the ceiling. Under the...More

Thank The4D
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Externally quite small looking but stunning to enter. Even the obligatory Catholic shop is well disguised but...nearly always a shop inside a Catholic Cathedral but closed! Don't miss the chapel downstairs under the altar! See the other reviews for more detail...overall though if your are...More

Thank davidmgeer
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Only stopped for 15 minutes, but it is lovely. Designed (like many other buildings) by Neimeyer. Definitely should be a part of a city tour.

Thank TNinMontreal
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This church has some interesting architecture both inside and out. it has quick and easy access any day of the week so it is a must see when visiting Brasília.

Thank orangerose5
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