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Santuario Dom Bosco

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Beautiful 20th Century Modern church

We went for mass in the evening. I had been here before in the daytime which is remarkable with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Florianopolis, SC
Don't miss it

Not much from the outside but absolutely stunning inside I have not seen anything like it before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Quadra Seps 702 Lote B, Brasilia, Federal District 70330-700, Brazil
(61) 3223-6542
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for mass in the evening. I had been here before in the daytime which is remarkable with the blue and purple stained glass light. At night the interior of the church still has the blue light but also the huge candelabra in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much from the outside but absolutely stunning inside I have not seen anything like it before. Beautiful!

Thank Ivan8443
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most impressive sights in Brasilia is the sanctuary dedicated to the city's patron saint: Dom Bosco. The 19th century Salesian priest from Piedmont, Giovanni Bosco, who was named 'Father and Teacher of Youth' by the Pope at his canonisation in 1934, apparently...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is wonderful place. Inside you can see all glasses mosaics blue shining. For me, it was the most unforgettable place.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning, amazing, hard to find words to discribe this beautiful church in Brasilia, capital city. Very peaceful.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If you know anything about this city, you know just how central Don Bosco is to its folklore, self perception, and international status as a utopia. Elevated to the status of a Santuario in 2017 after some of Don Bosco's relics were transferred here, this...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Beautiful pannels , go early in the morning or late afternoon to get the light at the proper angle. Free to enter, quick visit will do.

Thank Guto B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This santuario was the number one attraction of Brasilias for us. The way the santuario gets illuminates with different shades of blue and purple due to the light entering through the stained-glass windows is just amazing. An absolute must in Brasilia.

Thank TravelWorldMap
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The stained glass windows are absolutely spectacular, dominating the four sides of this square church. In the crypt there's an interesting video about the founder of the Salesians, Joao/ Giovanni/ John Bosco, but the highlight is definitely the blue light inside.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Don Bosco church has to be visited in two moments: day and night. By day to see the interior taken by a violet light, which gives the temple a sense of peace. The temple is constructed of concrete, whose sides are in the form...More

Thank Cláudio Hermann D
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