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Ham Long church

Friday - 11/01/2019 03:27
Hanoi capital is not only famous for sitting sacred and ancient pagodas but also known for many Catholic works with beautiful Western charm. In those buildings, it is impossible not to mention Ham Long Church - one of the largest and most beautiful churches in Hanoi.
Ham Long church
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Ham Long Church is located at 21, Ham Long Street, Hoan Kiem District to serve the religious beliefs of many Catholics in the capital. This project was designed by Vietnamese architect, Doctor Than (hometown in Ha Hoi, Thuong Tin, Hanoi), designed and completed in France in December 1934 with a height of 17m in Western style. Extremely unique features. It is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Hanoi. Although not large scale, the decoration is not sophisticated, but here it has a unique feature compared to most other Christian churches in Hanoi during the French colonial period. The unique point of the church is the diversity in construction materials. People have used many construction materials in folk such as: lime, cork, bamboo, paper ... to create arches, effectively counteracting during the ceremony without the need for modern sound equipment. So, 


ham long churchThe church is also very unique when there are two façades that look out on Ngo Thi Nham and Ham Long streets. The architecture of the church stands out by the bell tower located in the center of the facade, which is decorated simply and harmoniously. In addition, the church also has a lighted door system with the shape of fillings placed next to the circle ornament bring a lot of indigenous nature. On the columns and altars are decorated with rope motifs like the Francis line. In particular, around the church is also decorated by many vivid statues with sculptures. Everything is always decorated splendidly, elaborately, meticulously. All create an impressive architectural space, surely you will feel admiring, surprised the first time you visit.

homeWhen you come here to visit, you will feel the solemn space of the large cathedral with a unique scale bearing the characteristics of Western architecture, the statues are sculpted meticulously ... especially when you come here during the Christmas season or the annual Masses, you will feel an extremely interesting and light-filled space when the influx of people flock to here together to celebrate. You can get Christmas right outside the church gate with romantic candles around your feet and glittering lights shining gorgeous lights. All with a joyful and happy mood will surely give you an extremely interesting experience. 
Vehicles to move to Ham Long church
This is a place in the heart of the capital so you can easily move here in many ways:
  • If you move by personal means you move from Hang Bai to Ham Long, or you can also go from Ba Trieu direction. You can also call Taxi, Motorbike at  or Taxi Mai Linh 0438616161, Taxi Group 0438262626
  • If traveling by bus, you will take the following routes near this area: 23, 31, 32 ... with a ticket price of only VND 7,000. More specifically, visitors can use the bus search application to search or access the website  or use google map to search
Places to eat near Ham Long church
Giang coffe
Giang Café - 39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem
  • Sharetea milk tea - No. 25 Nha Tho, Hoan Kiem
  • Xoi Yen - 35B Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem
  • Giang Café - 39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem
  • Trang Tien Ice Cream - 35 Trang Tien Hoan Kiem
  • Gongcha milk tea - 56 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem
  • Baskin ice cream - 60 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem
Tourist location near Ham Long church
Festival 2Hoan Kiem lake
  • Hoan Kiem lake
  • Ngoc Son Temple
  • Hanoi Opera House
  • Thang Long water puppet theater

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