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Kalawar Church Bangkok

Chao Praya River | Limit with Bangkok Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand
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Very beautiful gothic church

The church was built under gothic style but inside under renaissance style. The intern is decorated... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phil N
via mobile

Lovely RC church. Just on China town walking street. Lovely altar and beautiful ceiling and... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 Jun 2017
4 weeks ago
“Very beautiful gothic church”
Chao Praya River | Limit with Bangkok Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Phil N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

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

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 17 March 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.

Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed 22 August 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

3  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 29 July 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

Thank culturalphotographer
Reviewed 1 March 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

Thank Minako I
Reviewed 25 December 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

Thank BananaLu
Reviewed 10 October 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

2  Thank Esther2709
Reviewed 2 May 2013

It is worth exploring on foot Bangkok historical district between the Oriental Hotel and the edge of Chinatown along the Chao Phraya River. The French founded an Embassy in 1685, a year after a Siamese Embassy was dispatched to King Louis XIV. The old residence...More

9  Thank Christmate11
Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During
the day, the main street and its small alleyways are
filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and
flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
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