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Nhà xứ Phát Diệm, Ninh Binh
(4.3/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Marvel at an imposing castle-looking edifice of Nhà xứ Phát Diệm, an impressive Roman-Catholic cathedral built on a huge estate. Consecrated in 1892, the cathedral blends Sino-Vietnamese and European neo-Gothic styles with five separate side chapels and facing a large man-made pool. A colossal stone bell tower with Chinese-style pointed roofs surrounded by four side pinnacles. Admire angels carved in stone and elaborate woodworking at the altarpieces underneath tall single-nave painted ceilings supported by 54 pillars. Take a stroll around a well-maintained garden and enjoy serenity. Observe processions during festivities and holidays and climb the tower to get a panoramic view. To visit Nhà xứ Phát Diệm and get the most from your holiday in Ninh Binh, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ninh Binh itinerary planner.
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  • We stayed a while in this church almost entirely wood except for the narthex in stone. Obviously the choir in exercise during our visit helped enhance this visit. The few visitors no doubt gives welcome authenticity to this place that we recommend.
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  • Appeared in front of me was hard to find, I went on a bike, but I am impressed, very large scale is the combination of stone and wood's first experience ❗ I was ️ evening mass time and hear the prayers of the Vietnamese. History of Viet Nam feeling with the recommended ❗ ️
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  • I went there on Sunday January here i had occassion to see the Sunday Pray.I went around to understand the history and structures 
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  • Visit each time I come to Ninh Binh. It is too beautiful with east-west combined architect. A Roman-styled church but with tons of Vietnamese culture in its designs. For example, the saints are mediating on top of the church as pics below
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  • I loved this church and the people in the surrounding communities ,they love to say hello and are very friendly and despite there loveing conditions you will see some of the most beautiful smiles from the people.
  • Peaceful place for everyone!!!
  • Nice historical temple surrounded by serenity