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Santuario Dom Bosco

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Fabulous stained glasses Sanctuary

One of the most spectacular displays I have seen in South American! I have been all over the... read more

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Ken G
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Supercool church!

Supercool church, all stained glass windows that look like a starry night sky. There’s a pretty... read more

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Quadra Seps 702 Lote B, Brasilia, Federal District 70330-700, Brazil
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Reviewed today via mobile

One of the most spectacular displays I have seen in South American! I have been all over the Continent and seen a lot! This is a combination of the antique and the modern built in the 1960s. Still draws great audiences for regular mass...

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Supercool church, all stained glass windows that look like a starry night sky. There’s a pretty spectacular chandelier too!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beatiful catholic church, we feel we are in heaven when we get there. Great Atmosphere of peace and a unique architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

For me was of great pleasure learn that San Juan Bosco has a premonition with this city and, in time, the dream came true. So the citizens of Brasilia built this tight but spectacular church, which it's crystal walls are surround it by stained glass...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Perhaps lesser know than many of Niemeyer’s buildings but this is an absolute gem so don’t miss it! It’s open and free to have a wonder round and the atmosphere inside really is quite remarkable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The beauty of this church in brasilia leaves me speechless. The vitrals are amazing and cause a great impact in colors when light enters.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Astonishing and peaceful place. It is really worth a visit. You do not have to pay a fee for a visit and the plane does not have wi-fi as far as I know.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RVidotti
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ivan8443
Reviewed 2 September 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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