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Unfortunately they were closing at 12 for lunch and would not let us in the grounds so could only see it from the gate. Beautiful and would love to have wondered around. Could not find out much except built in 1892.
Nhà thờ Mằng Lăng được xây dựng từ 1892, được tu sửa nhưng vẫn giữ được vẻ đẹp đậm chất mỹ thuật Pháp. Trong khuôn viên 5000m2 của nhà thờ, còn có 1 căn hầm chứa đựng cuốn sách lưu giữ chữ quốc ngữ VN...More
It is very peaceful, not crowded, bustling. The church is a simple blue-gray color in harmony with the scenery of the surrounding greenery. Although the area is not large but the structure and design is really intersting. There is also a small tunnel built into...More
This very anchient church keeps the spirit of wisdom of the past. It keeps so many secrets. When you visit you should not be simply a tourist, but tune into the ancient wisdom to receive the messages from the past. Visit the church by observing...More
there were only abt 5tourist, me, and a few vietnamese taking photos.
the place had lots of male cockerels attached to swings....juz wonder if they use it for fighting.
read that the church has a sad history ( from soneone's review ).
it's on the...More
By chance I got to know this church, sad to know it's long, tragic history with blood and dead. The church was one of begining places of Vietnamese Catholic, the priests and Catholic missionaries got terrible suppressions from Nguyen Dynasty in 18th century. The church...More
An old church with beautiful architecture and historic value. It's said this place has the first document written in Vietnamese alphabet, we didn't look for it when got here though. Nice place for pictures and tranquil atmostphere. You should come here on the way to...More
This is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) church in Vietnam and while it is not very well maintained it is in good condition and a popular photo destination (some of my wedding photos were shot here)