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Address: No.3 Songjiang Middle Road, Chuanying District, Jilin 132011, China
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The Catholic Church is a distinctive feature of the northern side of the Songhua River. It had snowed before my visit and created a great visual effect contrasting the dark... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
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Fairlight, Australia
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Fairlight, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The Catholic Church is a distinctive feature of the northern side of the Songhua River. It had snowed before my visit and created a great visual effect contrasting the dark brown/grey stone used to build the church. I wasn't able to get in, but enjoyed walking around. An old lady handed me some paraphernalia and taught me how to do... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Imagine.... a church... yes it is possible in china.... nice neighbourhood not far from the river... classical churchstyle

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Ferlach, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We visited the Catholic Church today. We were very surprised at the number of Ethnic Chinese wedding couples there to be photographed and make their marriage vows. This church really does have a history. it was built with the guidance of Europeans in 1913. And then has survived the first Chinese republic, the Japanese invasion where the city and church... More 

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shanghai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

It is always nice to see a church in China considering that there are not many around. This one is pretty, right across the street from the river, and was nicely decorated for Christmas when we visited. It was closed when we arrived but the lady at the entrance was really sweet to open it just for us. Nothing special... More 

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Dublin, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

It is a nice church beside the river. According to my grandpa, it is built in the 1920s. People there are friendly.

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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

Standing out from the rest of the buildings along the waterfront in Jilin City is this French designed catholic church. It is lit up really effectively at night and even in the daylight is a building of some character if not of any great age. However in February this attraction does not appear to be open for business.

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