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Saint Mary's Cathedral, Yangon (Rangoon)
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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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This is a beautiful Cathedral, huge in size, & magnificent in design. This is also a must-see tourist site in Yangon. Right opposite to the Cathedral is the Durga Bari, which is a must-see for Bengali... read more »
With Saint Mary's Cathedral being reasonably close to my accommodation I briefly visited with my friend & driver Smithy on Monday 27/06/16, stayed around the well maintained grounds & this beautiful a... read more »
One of two large churches in Yangon with interesting white roofs and brick wall architectures. Great spot for picture enthusiasts and a nice juxtapose to the overwhelming number of pagodas.
Nice brick details and stained glass widows all round. Nice spot for photographs and the peaceful inside feel so good place.
It was closed when I tried to visit but looked good from the outside at least.
Rowena Joy Eber
Gothic style and good time to pray
An awesome place to visit. Great building built in 18th century.
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