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Wanghailou Church

No.292 Shizilin Avenue, Hebei District, Tianjin 300143, China
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Ranked #28 of 295 Attractions in Tianjin
Type: Religious Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ankeny, Iowa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 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 stars Reviewed February 4, 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 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

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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