We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Xikai Church

Dushan Road, Binjiang Avenue, Heping District, Tianjin 300052, China
Improve this listing
Ranked #6 of 289 Attractions in Tianjin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
39 visitor photos
Write a Review

46 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Qingdao, China
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
25 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I happened to visit this Catholic Church during the Holy Week, was extremely satisfied that I could fulfil my obligations of piety and solemnity. As is usual in any church, volunteers help u to guide you if u are found blank. The English services were at 11:30am and 7:30am though patrons were mostly expats and a few locals. Church was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Invited by Tripadvisor to write this review -(coincidentially currently live on same street as this what we Catholics call Our Lady of Tianjin English speaking community of St Josephs Cathedral") -Irish people in particular have a particular devotion to the mother of god as Irish women have a very special place in our society (from pre Christian times -Brehon women... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Washington, New York
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

As a Catholic, I like to visit catholic churches around the world so I sought this one out. It was not terribly impressive but does have a somewhat interesting history and would be a worthwhile stop for many. It is located right next to a thriving shopping area and you can find a Starbucks right there, if that is to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dalian China
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The church was well preserved and had very beautiful paintings. I especially found the sign in front of the church very helpful. It said among other things: "No Loving", Do Not Destroy Everything" and "Do not Take"

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tianjin, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Just a simolke church. Nothing much to see except for the building. Nearby some good coffee places and shopping mall. 30 minutes is enough.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

For being in the "Top 5" for Tianjin on TripAdvisor, it was a bit of a disappointment. The church is nice to see, but you can do it in about 5-10 minutes. It pales in comparison to cathedrals in Europe and feels a bit dingy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Church is one of the most important monuments in the cities, and this church is just in front of one of the main streets of the Tianjin. Nice view from there. Enjoy ...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Went inside to take a look and it is a beautiful church which was built by the French. Not sure how old it is but its definitely worth a look on the inside since it was very well preserved and very elaborate.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This church was amazing. If I lived in Tianjin, I'd absolutely attend services here. I didn't actually get to attend mass because I couldn't find accurate info about the times, so here they are: They have mass Monday-Saturday at 6 am and 7:30 am, although I can't tell you what language they're in. Sunday mass is as follows: 6, 7:30,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Eventhough we did not go in, the Church look beautiful from outside. Its just beside our hotel, Modena.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Xikai Church also viewed


Been to Xikai Church? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Xikai Church, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing