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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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+5521 87157295
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Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark...

Another structure by award-winning architect Oscar Niemeyer, this landmark cathedral features stunning interior glasswork.

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A marvel

From the outsid great building a little hidden by others. But when you enter you will see a marvellous architecture with beautiful colors. A must.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bruges, Belgium
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Bruges, Belgium
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the outsid great building a little hidden by others. But when you enter you will see a marvellous architecture with beautiful colors. A must.

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Florianopolis, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Magnificent and splendid Cathedral designed by the renowned contemporary architect Oscar Niemeyer in Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil. Made with handpainted stained glass walls, it uses architecture that is unique in the world. Worth knowing.

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absurdely beautiful, a marvelous example of modern and classical at the same time. Glass paintings are a show, the angles appearing to be floating give this church a unique place on the world. Go there.

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Thank Flavio M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is simple yet beautiful modern architecture. It is worth spending sometime to actually go inside it in order to fully appreciate its design full of natural light and experience the amazing acoustics.try whispering to a friend along the curved wall!

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to contemplate the fine architecture and beautiful glass work. If you can, choose a guided visit.

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Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

once you go to Brasilia take the time to just have a walk in this beautiful church. the modern architecture and the simple combine to leave you in awe and of course try speaking through the walls.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

June -2014 -late review : The scale and the light that comes through after you came from the 'darkness' , the tunnel , is stunning . You just have to visit it . Most of the places in Brazilia is enough to be outside to observe but this one is worth the visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The glass is beautiful and the angels draw your eyes up which in a church is the purpose. It was quiet and it is very large inside.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful cathedral was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and consecrated in 1970. From outside, the most stunning part of the design are the sixteen concrete columns that represent two hands reaching to the sky. The entrance of the cathedral is guarded by four large bronze sculptures that represent the Evangelists. There is an imposing hanging Christ figure inside the cathedral.... More 

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Landsmeer, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting architecture, like a lot of the buildings in Brasilia. When it is sunny beautiful colours through the windows.

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