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Nhà xứ Phát Diệm, Ninh Binh

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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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  • Very peaceful place. well maintained cathedral where even now mass takes place everyday. special mass on sunday  more »
  • This Cathedral built end of the 1890s is very interesting because she married the pagoda style with its roof ends returned and the style of our churches. It is made of limestone and seems almost dark in appearance. The Interior is made with wood and the columns are impressive by their size. A beautiful Bell is also present in the bell tower that we could visit. The Catholic religion is quite established in this region of the Viet Nam. See if you are in the province. The set is quite extensive with various buildings. Look for the details of the frescoes and the presence of Asia in art.
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  • Beautiful stone buildings to have a look at and grtounds to admire. Very different to other religious buildings seen in Vietnam and worth a visit!  more »
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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