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Catedral Metropolitana

Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
+5521 87157295
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A Brasilia icon

One of the absolute "must-see" when in Brasilia, recently restored. Unique in so many ways, whether... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristian B
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Brasilia, DF
Great Achitecture

This is a wonderful religious building. It is the main Cathedral of Brasilia. Great sculptures and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thiago R
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Brasilia
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the absolute "must-see" when in Brasilia, recently restored. Unique in so many ways, whether you like it or not. Enjoy the peculiar acoustics positioning your friend on the other end of the rounded wall and whisper to each other. Neat.

Thank Kristian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful religious building. It is the main Cathedral of Brasilia. Great sculptures and the glasswork is beautiful. There is a "hidden" sound effect, if you speak near the curved walls, a person on the other side of the Cathedral, near the wall,...More

Thank Thiago R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the reviews are right - this is a very special place and it should be right at the top of your must see places in Brasilia. To be fair there are so many architectural wonders to see it might seem hard to place this...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brasilia is all special!! This a wonderful and probably one of the most beautiful cities in Brazil. Unique architecture you can see al over the places!

Thank Rafael D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps the most beautiful cathedral I have ever seen. Sadly, no actual preaching happens in there, but perhaps that's better for the place is more often open for tourism than an actually active cathedral would be, I guess. Great both for guided and self-led visits,...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Needs to be guided for a better appreciation. Important stained glass work only surpassed by the Santuario Dom Bosco.

Thank Luciano T
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Brazilian modern architecture by Oscar Niemeyer. There are many other buildings in the neighborhood drew by the same architect.

Thank Hemryc
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Impressed with the architectural and sound design. You can't miss the echo communication experience..!!!

Thank carlosvN7428TO
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I attended a wedding in this cathedral and all I have to say is that it is majestic. Please visit it and take a moment to admire the great architecture and designs of the building. The only thing that the Cathedral needs is ventilation or...More

Thank Vasileiosstavrakas
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous cathedral. They ask that you don't wear shorts inside. I wish I had know this before hand, but no one batted an eye when I wore my shorts inside and I saw others wearing them inside as well.

Thank C-Lo_Anna
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