How do you go to the sacred heart cathedral in guangzhou?
This is a Gothic-style building located in Yuexiu District, a German road churches: Holy Heart Cathedral. It is known as the "Far East Notre Dame." It is the most magnificent Catholic Diocese of Guangzhou, the most characteristic one, is currently the largest one pair of sharp Ta Gete style stone structure domestic and Southeast Asia, and more complete preservation of the church.
Mon-Fri 8: 30-11: 30,14: 30-17: 00
Sat-Sun 8: 30-17: 00
Metro: Metro Line 6 to a German road exit station A walk i.e. to 470 m; Haizhu Square Metro Line 2 to the outlet station B2 i.e. walk to 590 m.
Bus routes: 4; 8; 61 road; Road 82; passage 86; 823; 16 night; 33 night road; a road to the night 6 Central Station that Germany.
Car: a German road southwest toward the one-way street, is not recommended drive into a German road, most of the basic lane is a wide variety of seafood wholesale toy truck occupied. You can select the new Chinese Building, Wan Ling Square underground car park or the people of South of parking.
Holy Heart Cathedral was built in 1863, completed in 1888, which lasted 25 years before completion, has 130 years of history. Because of all the church walls and pillars are built of granite stone, it is also known as the "sarcophagus" or "sarcophagus Sacred Heart of Jesus." Shishi ride north to south, east-west width of 35 meters, 78.69 meters deep from north to south, from the ground to the spire high 58.5 meters, total construction area of 2754 square meters.
After the second Opium War, Paris Foreign Mission Society missionary to Guangzhou, the then Bishop of animal husbandry supervisor protracted next chapter fancy this place (Viceroy House site). January 25, 1861, signed by the Qing government of Prince Gong Yi pray agreement with the French government, confirmed the establishment of Guangzhou Sacred Heart Cathedral. Xianfeng Emperor also issued an edict to approve the agreement to establish the Sacred Heart Cathedral on this rubble, the paper said: "From now on, the war must never stop, always in good faith must defend peace!", Will be seen to Guangzhou Sacred Heart Cathedral a symbol of peace.
At that time the next bishop were brought from Jerusalem and Rome each 1000 g soil placed under the base, expressing the Catholic Church was founded in East Jerusalem, is the "root", flourished in West Rome. Therefore it was engraved with "Jerusalem1863" and "Roma 1863" on the front side and west sides of the church group as a memorial wall studs.
After the reform and opening up, people's government to implement the policy of freedom of religious belief, and the stone chamber as a national key cultural relics protection units, after four years (2002-2006) the maintenance, maintaining the original style. Internal and external environment solemn silence, quiet, elegant, Chinese and foreign believers carry out normal religious activities here. Old Sacred Heart Church and rejuvenated.