50 Amazing Churches From Around the World

Cathedral of Brasilia

Location: Brasília, Brazil

Architect: Oscar Niemeyer

Year Completed: 1970

Constructed in 1970, the Cathedral is constructed using 16 concrete columns weighing 90 tons each, representing two hands reaching up towards heaven. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, a self-proclaimed atheist, the Cathedral features a 2,000-square-meter stained glass work designed by Marianne Peretti.

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