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St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church)

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Wangfujing Dajie 74, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended the English Sunday mass at 4 pm and it was crowded. Temperature was cool inside the church. Spacious courtyard in front of church for photo taking. Not too far walking distance from subway station.

Thank Sister_A28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the subway to Dengshikou Station (use Exit A). Walk down Baishu Hutong approximately 1/2 km and the church is located at the end on the corner at Wangfujing Street. The front doors are locked however the door on the northeast side was open....More

Thank dmacwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The original church was built by catholic monks is 1665. Since that time, this church has been destroyed, rebuilt, closed , rebuilt, repurposed, burnt to the ground and rebuilt again. Against all odds, here it stands. Majestic, bold, defiant and catholic. It’s an “in your...More

Thank blackfootcamp
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I was never educating to find an old Catholic church here in Beijing i stumbled upon it in my treck around food street what a great surprise. 4pm for English mass on Sundays

1  Thank rsenteno
Reviewed June 30, 2018

St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church) - is one of the top attractions of the city..

Thank Emma G
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We went to Wangfujing Street and I tried to go inside again and was unsuccessful. I’ve never been lucky enough to be able to go in. Maybe you can’t go in anymore? In any case, it’s still a beautiful church and somewhat difficult to see...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed May 9, 2018

St. Joseph's Cathedral (East/Main Street India Church) is actually big surprise in Beijing. You see Catholic Church in the middle of Beijing.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We were absolutely surprised to find this Catholic Church totally intact and still giving mass in the middle of Beijing. Despite all that has happened over the last 100 years it is still there with it's doors open for people to enter.

Thank Coldvine
Reviewed April 20, 2018

I wanted to find a Catholic Church for Sunday Mass. my hotel was on Wangfujing Street, St. Joseph's is right on this main thoroughfare. I had a tough time online finding a Mass schedule. Fortunately, they have great signage, including in English. As an FYI,...More

1  Thank Bryce S
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

The church has an authentic feel , the only place in Beijing that you can see a cross . And the historic church. Love the fact there are masses conducted in English at 4:00 pm, small congregation . Worth visiting and saying a prayer while...More

1  Thank Carolkayjoh
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Bryce S
April 8, 2018|
Response from Cew00 | Reviewed this property |
English mass at 4 pm Sunday, as just there :)
March 13, 2017|
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Response from oly c |
Yes it's correct :)