St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church), Beijing

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Built in Romanesque Revival style, St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church) stands out with its lavish exterior and three domes. Although the present church dates to just the beginning of the 20th century, its foundations go all the way back to 1653. A plaque on the outside wall tells the story of the turbulent history. Admire the modest interior, displaying pictures of St. Joseph and other saints, marble columns, and archways. In the park in front, look for the statue of St. Joseph holding a child. If you arrive at night, sit under the tree and admire the lights illuminating the ornate cathedral. Locals often come to practice traditional dance, giving the site a special vibrant ambiance. Use our Beijing vacation trip planner to visit St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church) on your trip to Beijing, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 16, 2017
    I attended 4pm English mass last Sunday and I sat close by the small choir. Their voices are just so amazing and it's such a great joy to be there. It was my first time attending a mass in China and a...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    This is a gorgeous Church with amazing architecture, but the greatest part was the warm and friendly welcome we received when we stopped by. While we were just visiting to see the Church, they were ho...  more »
  • June 27, 2017
    This Cathedral is smaller than the South Cathedral. However, it has different attraction. This church offers a different experience of solemnity, proper for the hymns lover.  more »

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