Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Yangon (Rangoon)

Church · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
A towering red brick facade composed of two elegant spires and a central bell tower Immaculate Conception Cathedral stands out as one of the largest cathedrals in Myanmar. Constructed over a 15-year period from 1895 to its consecration in 1910, the Catholic cathedral was designed by Dutch architect Joseph Cuypers. Enter past delicately painted statues to the ornately tiled interior of arches and stained glass, with the exterior surrounded by well-kept lawns dotted with leafy palms. Daily mass is conducted in English, as is the Sunday morning service. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Immaculate Conception Cathedral and many more Yangon (Rangoon) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Yangon (Rangoon) road trip planning site.
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  • ...the place was closed and I could not enter, so I had to settle for a few pics from the street. It is a nice piece of architecture and it shines amidst a rather shabby - yet central - neighborhood.  more »
  • This cathedral surprised me. If I were commissioned to design a cathedral this is what I would strive for. A real surprise to find this in a country that is primarily Buddhist.  more »

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