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Address: No.141 Qianmen West Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100031, China
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Catholic church in Beijing - a must for mass visit and a local visit

Attended the Sunday mass on 13Nov'16. I understand english mass was there in the morning, but mistook it as at 3pm; attended finally the chinese language mass at 5pm, church quite... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Qingdao, China
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Qingdao, China
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Attended the Sunday mass on 13Nov'16. I understand english mass was there in the morning, but mistook it as at 3pm; attended finally the chinese language mass at 5pm, church quite crowded, but well-organised by church volunteers. Plenty of CCTV monitors to view the mass. The church building is quite old but well maintained. The church is at the B2... More 

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Went for a catholic confirmation service for the kids of some of my friends. This place is amazingly decorated and preserved. Mass service is given in Italian. After mass is closed, the environment itself is quite peaceful... you may even forget you are in China! Please be noted that this is NOT a touristic spot so observe all respect and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

There are North, South, East, and West, four major Catholic Churches in Beijing (other churches are not named after directions). The South church has one English mass on Sunday and Chinese masses daily early in the morning. Decorations are simple compared with churches in Europe, indicating the Chinese ideology of simplicity (my understanding). This church is open for visitors and... More 

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, near the Xuanwumen subway station, has a huge painting of the Immaculate Conception hanging on the wall behind the altar. While the original foundation of the cathedral was in 1605, making it the oldest Catholic church in Beijing, the current building in baroque style dates from 1904. It is also known as the South Church.... More 

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

A Catholic Cathedral in Beijing, They have English mass at 10am and 4pm every Sunday, and sometimes they have French mass at 6pm as well. Other times are in Chinese.

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