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A Gothic Church!

The Portuguese were the first nation to establish diplomatic ties with the Thai. When the Church of... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
HINAWASEEM
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Islamabad, Pakistan
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Impressive Church close to Chao Praya River

Located down a narrow soi/lane in Old Bangkok lies this Roman Catholic Church that has its origins... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
backpacker31
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The Portuguese were the first nation to establish diplomatic ties with the Thai. When the Church of Santa Cruz was taken over by the French clergy the Portuguese asked the king to allocate them land on the opposite bank of the river to build their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Located down a narrow soi/lane in Old Bangkok lies this Roman Catholic Church that has its origins with the Portuguese community dating back to the late 1700’s. The current Gothic style structure dates back to the late 1800’s. Inside, the church contains numerous arched doors...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

The church was built under gothic style but inside under renaissance style. The intern is decorated with french details. Very beautiful !

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

Lovely RC church. Just on China town walking street. Lovely altar and beautiful ceiling and stained glass windows.Very interesting hstory and architecture.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We drove to the church on Friday. It was peaceful. The church is riverside and is between two schools. The stained glasses were beautiful. We stayed there about 30 minutes.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

This church is also known as The Holy Rosary Church and was built by the Portugese in 1786 with a land grant from King Rama I. The architecture is neo-Gothic and the stained windows depict scenes from the Old and New Testament. A statue of...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

interesting area of Bangkok but the church itself is pretty average. I don't think many people come to Bangkok to look at Catholic churches at least not myself. The area is worth visiting and you might as well take a few photos of the church...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed February 28, 2015

A good place for prayer/meditation even for a non-Catholic like me (a Buddhist) - the Church is open-minded/accommodative enough to let non-Christians see its interiors (and most likely join the mass on Sundays), likewise any other religious places in Thailand. Its enchanting time-honored stained glasses...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed December 24, 2014

I am rarely found of churches in Asia, but it is always interesting to visit few. This one has an interesting story and is situated close to the river. It is at a walk-able distance from Hua Lumphong station, so do not hesitate to go...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed October 9, 2014

Travelling is quite a hassle but it is a worth visit for me personally, you will need to change BTS as if you are in Silom line you need to change over to the dark green line & alight @ Saphan Taksin station, follow signs...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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