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St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church)

Wangfujing Dajie 74, Beijing, China
+86 10 6524 0634
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Wangfujing Dajie 74, Beijing, China
+86 10 6524 0634
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest place of worship for Christians and located right on the Wangfujing Dajie, this Cathedral looks even more awesome at night due to the yellow lights decor. Every evening till night, couples come here for Ballroom dancing and kids play in the...More

Thank rjsh123
Reviewed 21 May 2017

it's beside our hotel, Sunworld Dynasty, altho we were not able to enter the Cathedral, and we passed by everytime we walk to the shopping malls, there were a group of dancers enjoying themselves nightly, dancing their problem away.

Thank solyuyitung
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I was surprised to come across this Catholic Cathedral built in 1655. Still in good shape and mass is said in Mandarin

Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I've passed the Cathedral many times but took occasion to visit today. It is a building, built to the glory of God, that built in 1905 withstood the Cultural Revolution and is still in place today as a place of worship. The interior is simple....More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Located on Wangfujing shopping street this functioning Catholic Church is one of the oldest in China. Worth popping in for a respectful view if you're in the area. Architecturally fairly impressive and the area is generally quieter than the nearby shopping area, making a nice...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Located on Wanfujing Street, this Catholic church was originally built in 1655 during the early Ming dynasty. This church is now one of the impressive buildings in Beijing's modern city centre and is a nice place to visit. Masses are held in Mandarin.

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

In the middle of Beijing, all of a sudden there is this nice little church that definitely reminded of home. We chanced upon a mass, the language was mandarin but it was nice still. Some street artists also gathered there. An old man who does...More

Thank 363shain
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We must’ve been to Wangfujing on more than 10 occasions. However on this latest trip, it was Spring Festival time and there was hardly anybody on the streets. I think because of this reason, we were able to notice more things than if it was...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We accidentally stumbled upon this Christian edifice which seemed so out of place, at least in the stereotype images we had of Communist China. It is still a living place of worship although it was not open when we happened by. Makes a great photo.

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great - for a busy shopping street, the cathedral is very big but when you go inside, you realise how small it is. I came at 7am on a sunday and it's full for a service and the church still retains very...More

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Can someone confirm if the Sunday English mass is at 4pm?
13 March 2017|
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Response from oly c |
Yes it's correct :)