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Address: Near the Ministry Buildings, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Phone Number: +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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Beautiful Curch

It´s a Church that was Project by Niemayer, a famous brazilian archiquect as most part of the city. Near the Church there are many others famous places.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It´s a Church that was Project by Niemayer, a famous brazilian archiquect as most part of the city. Near the Church there are many others famous places.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Brasilia, you must visit the niemeyer buildings. The catedral has many secrets. It's amazing. Very modern and yet vintage.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely a must-go in Brasilia. It doesn't match some brazilian sceneries or attractions of Rio, but it's just unusual and very famous place.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Does not look too impressive from outside. Lots of people selling trinkets on the way in. Interior is beautiful and impressive. Modern, artistic and interesting. Ask about the walls and how sound travels.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definately the last you'll expect for cathedral to look like. But still is was a great experience! Looking like a wigwam from outside, it is very beautiful inside, with wide round hall, colorful glass mosaic roof and impressive angels above. It was lovely to see the Pietà sculpture, a copy of the one in Vatican. It is interesting... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perhaps most interesting building to visit. Free entry. Unusual circular design with coloured glass panneled roof supported by ribs. Looks good daya and night.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had read much about the Catholic Catedral Metropolitana, so just had to see it at first hand. From the approach the design is special, and quirky. The wide open vista of its setting does kind of dwarf the cathedral, and this is not helped by the slew of buses, cars, taxis and street seller in the immediate surroundings. So... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Strongly suggest to visit this monument. Only entering the Cathedral you are actually able to feel its spirituality and appreciate the architectural splendor of this space. Designed by one of the most genial architect ever: Oscar Niemeyer.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The cathedral is worth viewing both doing the day - when you can go inside - and at night. We walked from our hotel to the cathedral which is just near to the central bus station. During the day,the stained glass windows are only visible from the inside. It is free to enter. The beauty of the building is evident... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

must see, take a city tour and you will see all highlights of the city with a guide, easiest way tot see brasilia

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