Xujiahui Catholic Church, Shanghai

3.3
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
With its neo-Gothic style and vibrant red brick exterior, Xujiahui Catholic Church stands out from its greyish monolith surroundings. Built by French Jesuits at the beginning of the 20th century, the church stands as one of the biggest Roman Catholic churches of the Shanghai diocese, accommodating up to 2500 devotees. Inside, the high Gothic arches and ornate stone columns dominate, with colorful stained glass creating a mystical ambiance. Information boards offer details about the church and its masses in English. Use our Shanghai trip itinerary planner to add Xujiahui Catholic Church and other attractions to your Shanghai vacation plans.
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  • We walked here from Xujiahui metro station. Took us about 10 mins. This church is also known as St Ignatius Cathedral. Quite big and beautiful. Unfortunately there was no mass when we visited. On...  more »
  • Fantastic and beautiful church that found in Shanghai city!! before visit, make sure checking the opening hours.  more »

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