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Get away from all the noise in Guangzhou and experience the calm atmosphere exuded by this impressive twin-spired Roman Catholic cathedral.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Yide Road, Guangzhou 510120, China
+86 20 8333 6761
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sacred Heart Cathedral is quite a unique place of worship in Guangzhou. The place looks gorgeous at night when the lights are on. Was nice seeing it again.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking through the city I often was very astonished finding an old temple or in this case a big old catholic church amidst this partly very modern city.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ralf K
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

On a Chinese National Holiday, after seeing the queue at this Catholic Cathedral, I left and returned two hours later. The people in queue had changed, but still there were well over 1,000 people waiting to enter. Looked like about 99% of those waiting are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
94  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed April 11, 2019

I was very surprised when SWMBO said “We should to go to church.” Then I realized what she meant to say was “We should go to see this church,” which wasn’t a bad idea for a pleasant Wednesday afternoon. Into my bag went mobile phone,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Douglas M
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Awesome church built by the French in the XIX century. In one the few churches in the world built all in granite. Everyday local praying. They have Cantonese masses at 6h45am and Chinese masses at 7h30am on weekdays, and Chinese, English and Korean masses on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank douglasqs
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

It's located in the heart of Guangzhou city. Very interesting thing to see in the busy area of wholesale dried seafood market. Very crowded in Christmas. Not much to see inside, but good for taking photos outside.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mantingh2018
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

A classic Gothic construction in granite with a stunning twin tower façade. It is also very much a living church and therefore a fascinating reflection of modern Guangzhou with masses offered in Cantonese, English and Korean. The real story however is this is the spiritual...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

I have been to many churches, but this church is a little bit different, since it is built fully with stone. The design is gothic, good for people take photos.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank whitej_11
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Located in the maze of old buildings with small shops. Old but Well maintained clean building. Unfortunately we arrived after the place was closed at 11:30 and we could not go back to enter inside in the afternoon.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed December 24, 2018

We visited the Cathedral in June 2018. We found the building was very well maintain. There was a specific opening hours for morning to afternoon visit and it closed for lunch time. We went into the Church in the afternoon. There was a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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October 14, 2018|
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Response from 樂Fun H |
Weekdays: 06:45 (Cantonese) Saturday: 06:45 (Cantonese), 16:00 (Korean), 19:30 (Mandarin) Sunday: 07:00 (Cantonese), 08:30 (Cantonese), 10:30 (Mandarin), 15:30 (English)