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Saint Mary's Cathedral, Yangon (Rangoon)

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A towering red brick facade composed of two elegant spires and a central bell tower Saint Mary's Cathedral stands out as one of the largest cathedrals in Myanmar. Constructed over a 15-year period from 1895 to its consecration in 1910, the Catholic cathedral was designed by Dutch architect Joseph Cuypers. Enter past delicately painted statues to the ornately tiled interior of arches and stained glass, with the exterior surrounded by well-kept lawns dotted with leafy palms. Daily mass is conducted in English, as is the Sunday morning service. Plan your Saint Mary's Cathedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Yangon (Rangoon) using our Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary maker.
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  • The Cathedral is airy, colorful and the window that is worth seeing. She's doing well very a variety all Buddhist temples.
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  • Nice stained glass windows, did not expect to go to a Cathedral in Yangon, typical of a European or American Catholic Cathedral. Was here with a private tour of the city.  more »
  • It's pretty but not Cathedral is a must if you have time. Did you compare the beauty of the temples of the city.
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  • A very beautiful church, it is worth to visit here in yangon. In additional to visiting pagoda church site seeing is also a good choice in Yangon. The towers were under renovation during my visit, but that didnt stop the charm of the church.
  • Nice brick details and stained glass widows all round. Nice spot for photographs and the peaceful inside feel so good place.
  • Clean restrooms outside the church if you need a restroom break. Also a nice way to break up a day of sightseeing pagodas & temples.
  • great church, must visit
  • It was closed when I tried to visit but looked good from the outside at least.