Xujiahui Catholic Church, Shanghai

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#13 of 78 in Historic Sites in Shanghai
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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  • July 26, 2017
    This church lost in the middle of the building and overhung by a huge temple on top of a building is unlikely and seems very frail. Impossible to visit right now because it is closed for renovations. But Bell still rings and bells, in Shanghai have something magical
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  • June 25, 2017
    This place is at the end of the 19th century in Gothic style Cathedral built. Use the red brick material ever way built in Beihai city and make the most of the quaint atmosphere of the building. Two high spires and harmony typical Gothic window is very beautiful, and also allowed inside the Cathedral, but opening times by keeping time on the go have been determined.
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  • June 1, 2017
    Foot retro area was put under construction, and conscientious. I thought it was a hot day the historic buildings in Shanghai was good to go. The exit of the subway and you should check the Tsuga, might be good. I walked the tree-lined streets.
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  • April 12, 2017
    很美但剛好在整修不能入內有些可惜

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