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Address: Quadra Seps 702 Lote B, Brasilia, Federal District 70330-700, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3223-6542
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Absolute must see!

Passed this Church many times without realizing it was a church. Dom Bosco has of the awe of Basilica but in an completely different way. The size of the building is masked by the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Philip V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Passed this Church many times without realizing it was a church. Dom Bosco has of the awe of Basilica but in an completely different way. The size of the building is masked by the marvelous construction techniques, the stained glass walls bring in so much light but tint it with a hue that has an indescribable calming effect. The sound... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Brasilia does indeed have beautiful churches...this being another one to out on your list. The colour of the blue stained glass that surrounds the church walls is unbelievable. Did you know the ceiling is made of compressed paper? It all seems to work and work well. This should be a place you visit and spend some quiet reflection time.

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Thank Brad S
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An impressive building. The outside is anonymous, especially for Brasilia. But as you step in, it is mouth dropping! Go. It is worthy.

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Thank Maria P
Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must know Santuário Dom Bosco and Ermida Dom Bosco Park. You will be delighted with one of the most beautiful views in Brasília and a glorious sunset. Take a bike with you and ride around the place. Contemplate and medidate and then go back to the urban jungle revigorated.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outside seems quite average. Interior is stunning. Restrooms in the basement with a small souvenir store. Confession booths are transparent. Will return.

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Thank Stephen H
Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The church has a lovely serene atmosphere about it, but the most stunning are the stained glass windows, in shades of blue. They are best seen during the day.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you are a catholic it is suggested to get into this church of so many glass windows in various blue tones ... May bring you to a place of Peace , of introspection, of discover. After mess in evening pay attention as there are no taxi point stop nearby!

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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

It may not appear attractive from outside, but when you enter it is surprising. The Sun effect on the stained glass is better near the sunset.

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Thank Sig1973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I am not a very religious person. In addition, I am absolutely not Roman Catholic. But this church, with a very simple geometric design (almost a cube) features the most exquisite decoration one can imagine. The ambient light. The natural light which comes from outside through fantastic blue stained glass panels creates a very unreal atmosphere, inspiring peace, calm and... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Want to get wowed? Go there at about 5pm or so and before you enter close your eyes. Light is amazing

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