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St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church)
Wangfujing Dajie 74, Beijing, China
010/6524-0634
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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“Light show”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

The Wangfujing Cathedral, also named St. Joseph's Wangfujing Cathedral is a historic Catholic cathedral located in downtown Beijing, near Wangfujing. I saw it at night, and it is beautiful with all those lights..
In front of it there are a lot o people dancing, playing or just staying.
Good place for photos.

Visited March 2012
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“A beautiful cathedral.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We only got a chance to see this beautiful cathedral's facade.
It was very impressive.
The area in front of the cathedral is used as some sort of playground, which I personally found a bit odd. Still, nobody was being disrespectful or anything like that.

Visited April 2011
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Beijing, China
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“Beautiful, simply beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

We managed to enjoy the outside only of this fantastic church in a great area of tourism. Located among mega malls of Beijing, Wangfujing street and a short walk from our hotel, Tian Anmen square and so many more locations. We will post more when we manage to see the inside. If it's as nice as the outside, it would indeed be stunning. Oh, I almost forgot, the kids out the front dancing was what got our attention in the first place. Hmm. A video sound like a good idea next time.

Visited January 2012
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“Go have a look at night after 8pm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

Walked past and saw lots of activities there. Saw small groups of teens breakdancing at one section, another section can see elderly dancing cha-cha, and most interestingly a large group occupying nearly the whole square dancing in sync to high tempo music akin to line dancing. My friends and I tried to join in and a middle aged lady taught us the easy to learn steps and we were soon hooked and dancing along with the whole group of more than 150 people. Really enjoyable

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“Dances in the evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Lively festive atmosphere in the square in front of the church all evenings

Visited October 2011
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