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Sacred Sites in Brazil

Below is an illustrated index of the sacred sites and religious places in Brazil profiled so far on Sacred Destinations, listed in alphabetical order by name. Please note this list is far from comprehensive - many more great sites remain to be added. You can also view these sites on an interactive map of Brazil.



  • Santuario Dom Bosco
    Brasilia, Brazil
    The Shrine of Dom Bosco in Brasilia honors the Italian saint who dreamed of a utopian capital city in 1883. Brasilia is inspired by this dream. The shrine's interior is bathed in blue light.
  • Christ the Redeemer
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Completed in 1931, this famous statue of Christ overlooking Rio de Janeiro is the second largest of its kind in the world. It was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.