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Xujiahui Catholic Church, Shanghai
(3.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
With its neo-Gothic style and vibrant red brick exterior, Xujiahui Catholic Church stands out from its greyish monolith surroundings. Built by French Jesuits at the beginning of the 20th century, the church stands as one of the biggest Roman Catholic churches of the Shanghai diocese, accommodating up to 2500 devotees. Inside, the high Gothic arches and ornate stone columns dominate, with colorful stained glass creating a mystical ambiance. Information boards offer details about the church and its masses in English. Plan your visit to Xujiahui Catholic Church and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Shanghai vacation builder.
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  • 算是徐家汇的地标,整个建筑显得很庄严肃穆,平时是免费对外开放的,每个周末有礼拜有不少外国人回去,像很多教堂一样墙体镶嵌彩色玻璃,文艺复兴时期彩色玻璃,阳光透过照进来是色彩斑斓的很美 
  • Being a Catholic and went to a party, we were able to see only the top of the under construction. Not too too bad. . Not-to-OK my fault. Now construction is over? Ends with a period, the Corporation is certainly not nawaissdeon. .
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  • Unfortunately for us the church is currently undergoing maintenance/renovation and isn't open to the public. 
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  • Was unlucky to come during the renovation time, and in a late evening. Managed to see only the chapel inside the Rev's chaplaincy. Wish i would travel back to this place on another day and see the church in its full glory, but sad that i'm thousands of miles away....!
  • Came here with my mother-in-law for mass. Great service and all but kept getting distracted by the tourists coming in and gawking. Go take your wedding picture somewhere else!
  • Beautiful cathedral, liturgies are hit and miss, though.
  • llove it
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