Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church, Brasilia

#4 of 17 in Historic Sites in Brasilia
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Inaugurated in 1958, Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church was the first masonry chapel to be built in Brasilia. Designed by modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer, the small, peaceful building resembles a nun's hat. Underneath the sweeping white roof, the walls are covered with brilliant blue tiles designed by Athos Bulcão, featuring a repeated white dove. Using our online itinerary creator, Brasilia attractions like Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Little Church is not only a wonderful work of architecture on its own, but it also illustrates the concept of the superquadra layout in Brasilia, and the conscious placement of public and...  more »
  • A sweet little chapel in one of the residential squares is worth visiting to appreciate that modern architectural can be inviting and charming and full of warmth. The one room space does not take...  more »
  • Architecture icon! Beautiful church designed by Oscar Niemeyer covered by beautiful ceramics designed by Athos Bulcão! If you are an architecture lover, you must visit it! It is part of the Neighborhood Unit developed by Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa.
  • beautiful small church in Brasilia, characteristic for its azulejo
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