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Travel Vietnam - Visiting Churches in Hanoi on Christmas holidays


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Streets and shops in Hanoi on Christmas holidays have been colorfully decorated

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Travel Vietnam - Visiting Churches in Hanoi on Christmas holidays

  1. 1. Visiting Churches in Hanoi on Christmas holidays Streets and shops in Hanoi on Christmas holidays have been colorfully decorated. Hanoi Cathedral The cathedral in the city center was built on the land of the famous Bao Thien tower in Thang Long citadel under the Ly destiny (the 11th and 12th century). Originally, this church called St. Joseph's Cathedral (Saint Joseph) due in 1678, Pope Innocent XI canonized St. Joseph (foster father of Jesus) as the patron saint of Vietnam and neighboring countries . Therefore, the largest cathedral in Hanoi was enthroned as the "Cathedral of St. Joseph”. The church was designed in the Gothic style of medieval Europe, was popular in the 12th century and the Renaissance in Europe, made in the form of the Notre Dame Cathedral Paris with curved arches, wide, oriented sky. Materials of construction of the church is terracotta tiles, walls plastered with paper mulch. The church has a length of 64.5 m, 20.5 m wide and 31.5 m high bell tower two with four corner pillars to severe. Atop the stone is the crucifix. Ham Long Church 1 TRAVEL VIETNAM - Discover & Share!
  2. 2. This is a church of the Roman Catholic Church in archdiocese of Hanoi, Vietnam. This is the place of religious activities of Hanoi Catholics and is the main parish church of Ham Long. Designed by Vietnamese architect who was born in Ha Hoi, Thuong Tin. Church was completed in December 1934, with the height of 17 m. Ham Long Church with two fronts overlooking Ham Long, Ngo Thi Nham, is considered one of the most beautiful church in Hanoi. Cua Bac (Northern Gate) Church Cua Bac Church is one of the most beautiful churches in Hanoi, at 56 Phan Dinh Phung, Ba Dinh District which was in the Northern Gate of Thang Long Citadel (opposite to the Thang Long Citadel) in 1931-1932 (some documents show that is was built in 1927 under the French colony) and designed by a French priest – architect in the rectangular combined with Asia-Europe style. The design did not follow any rules of symmetry. 2 TRAVEL VIETNAM - Discover & Share!
  3. 3. Cua Bac Church is not only a religious place but also is a architecture with many unique features forming the significant spots in Hanoi space. --------------------------------------Travel Vietnam------------------------------------------1. Mr Manh – Travel Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia – Mobile : (0084) 913 025 122 2. Web: 3. Facebook: 4. Twitter: 5. Pinterest: 3 TRAVEL VIETNAM - Discover & Share!
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