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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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
20  Thank InnaYYZ
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
Thank Shrinkingworld
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
2  Thank PushExplore
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
Reviewed 3 May 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 12 April 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 19 February 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
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14 October 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)