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Wooden Church, Kontum

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
A vestige of the French colonial period, Wooden Church is a blend of local and western architectural styles. Entirely made of wood, the cathedral features wide terraces with yellow trim. The interior is airy, with seating on all four sides and interlocking beams. Over a century old, the Catholic church serves the local ethnic minority and provides a pretty backdrop for wedding photos. Make Wooden Church a part of your Kontum vacation plans using our Kontum vacation planner.
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  • What a surprise. Did not expect to find this church in Vietnam. Built by the French over 100 years ago. Thankfully was missed from destruction during the war. Just a wonderful place to be. The inside ...  more »
  • Love this church so much. The interior does look like traditional Roman church arrangement (vaulting, nave arcade...) but the facade, roof, ornament designs are a combination of Roman architecture and...  more »
  • The craftsmanship that went into building this place of worship is amazing. You can see no use of nails or rebar in this structure. It provides a peaceful spot to relax while touring all else.  more »