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Catedral Metropolitana

Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
+5521 87157295
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The Amazing Cathedral in Brasilia

This is a must see for any visitor to Brasilia. Sometimes known as the Blue Church, the cathedral... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brasilia, DF
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No ordinary church

Nothing about Brasilia is ordinary and this church was no exception. Really unusual but stunning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This very famous cathedral is worth a visit, regardless of your own faith. The architecture is a masterpiece. Once inside, you will be bathed by an avalanche of light- coming from the beautiful stained glass windows all around. You will need to wear pants (not...More

Thank EG71
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The Cathedral of Brasilia is a great tourist spot, i recommend for tourists that are catholics and those who are not . has an incredible structure and attentive people. Is a place veryb well located in Brasília.

Thank brendakedyy
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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
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