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Catedral Metropolitana

Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
+5521 87157295
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Gorgeous cathedral. They ask that you don't wear shorts inside. I wish I had know this before hand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
C-Lo_Anna
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Germany
via mobile
Unusual modern design

If visiting Brasilia this is a must-see. Visually striking outside and wonderfully cool and serene... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
d_jackman
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Cheltenham
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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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If visiting Brasilia this is a must-see. Visually striking outside and wonderfully cool and serene within. Lovely stained glass and suspended sculpture. Quite small- you can see everything in 15 minutes, but a real treasure.

Thank d_jackman
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The outside looks unusual, a chalice or a crown of thorns, take your pick. But inside, the hanging archangels are deceptively airy (each weighing 100, 200, or 300k respectively.) Simple yet beautiful as the light comes in and makes you forget that you are underground....More

Thank dfopr
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of the must-see-building in Brasilia...One of the greatest masterpiece of oscar Niemeyer. The light and sense inside is unforgetttable.

Thank janepolish
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Metropolitan Cathedral, built asOscar Niemeyer designed, is an amazing reference from the Modernist era in architecture. With its stained glass roof, the cathedral creates a great enviroment for every one who enters the building. It is really beautiful. This is definitely a MUST VISIT...More

Thank ArthurJunqueira
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Brasília does not offer many points of interest to the tourist, but its architecture compensates for that. The Cathedral is one of its highlights. Oscar Niemeyer's genius can be seen in the Cathedral. Angels floating inside are beautiful and also the stained glass.

Thank sueliguedes
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Rarely are architectural landmarks fit so well with their fame. This is a very inspiring building. Leaves one wishing that all buildings which serve to connect people with the divine were so full of light and so simple as well.

Thank icouldiwill
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Outstanding architecture. Stunning interior. A sense of sacred and beauty. Centrally located next to the museum.

Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This cathedral is beautiful from inside and outside. There's no entrance fee but you can leave a donation. There's an accessible entrance under a tunel where you can also find disabled parking space. You can go there for a little peace. It is a must...More

Thank deisenishi
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A very religious place. Nothing to do there, just look. It's a church after all. Just be sure to get the best moments to visit and don't forget to take picture 😉

Thank Mateus F
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