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Address: No.292 Shizilin Avenue, Hebei District, Tianjin 300143, China
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Reminder of European Imperialism

Wanghailou Church (Wang Hai Lou Jiao Tang) Wanghailou means ‘sea view tower’. Located on the eastern bank of River Haihe near Shizilin Bridge, it is an old European style... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2016
Multan, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Wanghailou Church (Wang Hai Lou Jiao Tang) Wanghailou means ‘sea view tower’. Located on the eastern bank of River Haihe near Shizilin Bridge, it is an old European style building of a church, not far from Tianjin Eye. It was constructed in 19th century after England and French forces invaded China and enforced humiliating conditions in the Treaty of 1858.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

By the Haihe River, next to the Shizilin Bridge, and near the Mazu Temple stands this Catholic church. It's amaizing that after weathering through the huge political chaos in China for over a century the church remains unchanged. To know more about this cultural relic, I examined the words carved on a stone plaque. The church was like an old... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

It's interesting to find non-typical buildings in chinese cities. An interesting Church on the bank of the river. Enjoy walking around on a sunny day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013 via mobile

Another Catholic church designed by Frenchman during the occupation era. Just as the name implies, "sea view towers", it is situated towards the Haihe River that flows all its way to the Bohai Sea. The church is located within a limited corner of a busy street however it calms down the whole region. The outfit of the architecture resembles those... More 

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