Xikai Church is the largest church in Tianjin. Its building plane is Latin "10" glyph. Three giant domes up to 45 meters are arranged in the shape of "Pin". The domes are slightly elongated upward. The surface is covered with green copper plates. The giant dome is supported by a wooden structure. Each dome has a bronze cross. Located at the southernmost end of the busy Binjiang Road Commercial Street in Tianjin, it is free to enter. It is in a busy city, but it feels far away from the busy city. When it enters it, the noise in its ears disappears. From the noisy to the quiet, it feels that all the troubles are temporarily gone from itself. People who are all at church feel like they are entering another time.
The location of Xikai Church is very good. It is near Yingkou Road of the subway station. Besides the subway station, the church can be visited. There are teachers in it to worship and pray. Only on Sunday did the choir come to sing. Christianity believed in Jesus to live forever. The key is to see if you believe in Christianity. If you don't believe in Christianity, you can enjoy the architectural style of the church. Sitting on the bench inside, the visitors are very conscious. Except for appreciating and taking pictures, there is no noise and no comment. Everyone is very qualified and decent. However, if you have this belief, you can join the church.
1. Xikai Church was originally located on Dushan Road, Binjiang Road, Heping District, Tianjin. It is situated in the southwest facing the northeast. It is called the Catholic Xikai General Hall. Later, it is also called Xikai Church and Old Xikai Church because of its location. Xikai Church was built by Paul-Marie Dumond (1864 1944), a French missionary in the five years of the Republic of China (1916 A.D.). Its building area is 1891.95 square meters, which can accommodate 1500 people at the same time, and its plane is in the shape of a cross. 2. The architectural style of Xikai Church in Tianjin belongs to Roman style. The building plane of Xikai Church is Latin "10" glyph. There are three parallel green domes. Three huge domes up to 45 meters are arranged in the shape of "pin". The three domes are slightly elongated upwards. The surface is covered with green copper plates, and the huge dome is supported by wooden structure. Each dome has a bronze cross. Because the bishop refused to install lightning rods on the dome, a cross was torn down by lightning in the 1950s, and lightning rods were later replaced. But since the 1980s, when the surrounding high-rise buildings were stacked, churches were no longer the tallest building, and lightning rods were unnecessary. The main building of Xikai Church is made of red and yellow bricks. There are many murals and pipe organs in the church. In the front yard, there are holy water altar and two gates. The followers are divided into men and women from different gates. 3. Xikai Church is the historical style building of Tianjin cultural relics protection unit and special protection grade; Xikai Church is the largest Roman style building in Tianjin and also the Cathedral Church of Catholic Tianjin Diocese (Xikai Church is the bishop's government, but there is no bishop). 4. Xikai Church, also known as St. Joseph's Church, alias Old Xikai Church, French Church; Opening Time - "08:00 18:00; Ticket Price - "Free; Mass Time - "06:00, 07:30 per day; Suggested length of play - "1 hour; Suitable for the season - "All seasons. 5. Standing in front of the Xikai Church, when the church bell rings, it will suddenly produce a feeling of six gods and shaking the soul.
This is an ancient Catholic church, and Tianjin's largest church, free of charge, open to the outside world, must go, whether you believe in Catholicism or not, it is also good to go in and feel, and the religious atmosphere of the believers inside, the building with a long history is really great. Get in and take off your sunglasses. Turn your cell phone into vibration as much as possible, whisper softly, and don't make any noise. There are many worshippers praying inside. If you're not a Catholic, it's good to go in and have a rest. If you can get off from Yingkou Station on the Internet by subway, just walk there, near the international shopping mall.
Xikai Church is not far from the porcelain house and Jingyuan. It can be strung together to play. This is the largest Catholic Church in Tianjin. Standing on the overpass in the business district, you can feel its grandeur and solemnity. Every day visitors come to worship and visit, the very Italian Roman style church from the architectural appearance can feel. It was very spacious, and the walls were covered with Christian paintings. The innermost is a worship hall, every day countless believers bow down to worship. When you come out, don't rush to the exit. You can find an altar of the Virgin Mary on the right side of the gate. You can learn about the life of the Virgin Mary through the stone books.
Metro Yingkou Road Station is within walking distance of a few minutes. It is the largest Catholic Church in Tianjin, and it is a Roman style building in France. The layout is north-south axis, East-West symmetry, and the plane is a long cross. The most striking thing is that there are three high semi-circular towers on the roof, the top of which is inlaid with crosses, and under which there are semi-circular overlapping arch windows. There are red and yellow tiles on the outside wall of the church. Entering the gate, the main hall is a three-way corridor. From the two main doors to the main altar, there are two rows of tall and beautiful columns. In the center of the hall, there is a large dome roof, which makes the church very spacious and distant. The dome and the interior windows are painted in stained glass. The interior wall is painted with decorative color murals, which are colorful and full of mysterious religious flavor.
Xikai Church of Romantic Riverside Road, which was first built in 1916, was renamed St. Joseph's Church, commonly known as the French Church, also known as the Old Xikai Church, and the Catholic Catholic Church of Tianjin diocese. Xikai Church is the largest Roman architecture in Tianjin. Its architectural style belongs to Roman style and is in the shape of "Pin". The main body of the building is made of red and yellow bricks, solid piers and columns, and arched domes, which are magnificent and solemn. Crossing the bustling Riverside Road and stepping into Xikai church, we can feel the fading of prosperous tranquility and foreign religious customs. Indoor octagonal dome and side window stained glass inlay paintings, painted murals gorgeous, mysterious. Mass activities are held every morning. There are many sacrifices on Sundays and Catholic holidays all day. There are large-scale observances during the four festivals. Especially during Christmas, temporary traffic control is adopted in the surrounding areas. Weddings can be held in Xikai Church, but both parties are required to be Christians. Catholicism has always advocated the sacred marriage, the love of husband and wife, the love of life, love and blessings are both solemn and magnificent. At 3 p.m. on October 28, the grand Centennial ceremony of thanksgiving for the building of the church, the mass chanting hymns, Thanksgiving to God, the blessing of good news, the voice of praise, resounded throughout the Holy temple, more than 2,000 members of the church and guests from all walks of life participated in the grand ceremony.
At the end of October, the architecture of Xikai Church in Tianjin belongs to Roman style, with three parallel domes, up to 45 meters. The color of the church is light and quiet blue, which seems to bring a quiet function into the church, and the heart also produces a sense of respect. Painted glass windows, penetrated a solemn and mysterious. The exquisite sculptures on the walls, the huge paintings of the Middle Ages, the magnificent crystal lamps hanging from the dome, and the religious sculptures on the walls of the galleries on both sides all silently pledge the solemnity of the church. Shock!
Tianjin Xikai Catholic Church is located in a corner of Binjiang Road Commercial Street. It's also a good place to have a rest. Sitting in it is free to be dazed. But there are two things you can't do when you enter the hall: neither this nor that. Religious beliefs, please respect.
From the Porcelain House to Xikai Church by two or three bus stops, you can also plan five avenues into a travel route. This is Xikai Church, which is not a weekend in winter. There are few two or three people inside. Occasionally, tourists come in and go out again soon. The church gives a solemn and solemn feeling. Even if nobody maintains order, everything here is gentle and slow. The scene of the church is very simple, and the pictures are gorgeous. The church is open to everyone free of charge, and I think it's quiet when I come in and sit down.