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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.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Yide Road, Guangzhou 510120, China
+86 20 8333 6761
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old and western built like cathedral. A lot of visitor. A marvellous building. western architectural in few centuries.A nice and wonderful palce

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ai Hong L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really surprised to see a Christian Cathedral in the centre of a Chinese city. Beautiful building, worth a visit. The mess was on and I was invited, being clearly caucasian, to enter while my Chineses colleagues weren't admitted (we did not insist).

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Philip P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A thriving Church right in the heart of Guangzhou. Seeing is believing. Well maintained and a beauty too. Jesus is alive in China.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kakicharlie
Reviewed 10 September 2019

Nearby shopping district. But very crowded with tourist. Worth to visit nice surrounding it's look like inside China 50's movie scene.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank real_mohdH
Reviewed 2 September 2019

This cathedral is also known as the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, or Shishi Catholic Church, regarded as the ‘Notre Dame of East Asia. This 130-year-old Roman Catholic cathedral is a holy and peaceful site in the bustling urban area of Guangzhou. Designed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lenojanthony
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

As we walked about we can across this magnificent church it’s stood the test of time am sure its very old judging form the Architectural work. Nice place to see so many people come have a look at the building go in side to offer...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AamirSK
Reviewed 19 August 2019

The Catholic Cathedral was providing sightseeing or prayer visits. The church was packed with 98% locals and 2% foreign sightseers. Beautiful architecture throughout.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 August 2019

Well worth a visit to this catholic cathedral, lovely interior and the approach to it makes a nice walk.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 26 June 2019

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
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Reviewed 14 June 2019

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
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10 October 2019|
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Response from Douglas M | Reviewed this property |
I knew I had a photo of the notice board. English is Sunday 3:30 as of May 2019.
14 October 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Hi "Ryan M": The Cathedral, which is really worthy of a visit [1-2 hours is suggested] is open daily from 8:30 until 5:30. Mass is conducted in English on Sundays (in other languages on different days)... but, there has... More