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Santuario Dom Bosco

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Address: Quadra Seps 702 Lote B, Brasilia, Federal District 70330-700, Brazil
Phone Number:
(61) 3223-6542
09:00 - 18:00
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A Very Different Kind of Church

This is one of the most original churches in Brasilia. It has a very interesting light effect with it's Windows, also the architecture is unique. It is a must see . Very close to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the most original churches in Brasilia. It has a very interesting light effect with it's Windows, also the architecture is unique. It is a must see . Very close to main downtown areas and hotels. Really Worth the Trip.

Thank speedsrj
Sao Mateus, ES
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's another attraction in Brasília, actually, another church. The blue windows is the main attraction because it creates a great atmosphere inside the temple.

Thank Asterivaldo C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building is a marvel. From the outside a simple cube only adorned with gothic arches. In the evening the sun shines through the stained glass windows from one side to the other. Modeled on the description of the dwelling place of God in Apocalypse 21 it has 12 doors four on three sides. Go in and the walls are... More 

Thank Thomas G
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83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great surprise - unassuming building on the outside - stunning on the inside. Definitely a must see.

Thank MCWC
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy access by car or public transportation. From the outside it looks just like a concrete box, but once inside it is a beautiful and peaceful blue dream, covered from floor to ceiling in windows of stained blue glass. At night it looks very different as the light from the immense Murano chandelier illuminates the whole church.

Thank The4D
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76 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Like the Cathedral worth the effort to visit. A minimalist building outside with a surprising interior. We entered from a side door, which I recommend, entry via the main entrance might spoil the surprise. Main entrance should be viewed however. As with my review of the cathedral, this even with the cathedral don't make a trip to Brasilia worthwhile. The... More 

Thank davidmgeer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Santuário is a short walk from Brasilia's Eixo Monumental, and well worth a visit. You enter a world of lovely blue light illuminating the cavernous church from all four sides. Peaceful, quiet and serene, you walk around with your camera admiring the construction that can support a 2.5 ton crystal chandelier. The many thousands of squares of mostly blue... More 

Thank ajaceman
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

OMG ..this was such an uplifting experience, I was simply in awe .....the design and architecture was amazing.. mind blowing ...take the opportunity to kneel and say thanks for all your blessings !

Thank Phyllis M
Bruges, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A little Far away from other places but what a great sight inside. Worth the walk and immediatly you leave the high building. To do

Thank muylleam
Brasilia, DF
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Located in the city centre, the Santuario Dom Bosco is another iconic spot that must be seen when you are in Brasilia. The Sanctuary is one of the most famous churches in Brasilia. It is a magical environment where even the most anxious visitor can relax and enjoy the different shades and variations of blue, especially in the afternoon. The... More 

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