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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
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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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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia is a wonderful building. It is small on the outside and does not dominate the Ministry buildings tô one side. Church should not dominate state, its communist architect Oscar Niermeyer believed. It forms part of a cultural complex of buildings including the national gallery - a Saturn like building - and the National Library. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another example of Oscar's inspired architectural design that must have had the engineers and builders doing flip flops from the drawing board to inception to ultimate completion. The stained glass panels are beautiful to see from inside as you marvel at the ability of the building to hold itself up. This is one of the stops on the tour of... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another uplifting experience, wants to see angel floating from the ceiling ... I am so amaze of this city's architecture...I truly love Brasilia ..culture and art abound.

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 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 6 February 2017

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

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