domingo, 13 de noviembre de 2011

St Joseph's Wangfujing Church, Pekín

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La St. Joseph's Wangfujing Church, popularmente conocida como Wangfujing Church, es una iglesia católica histórica situada en el centro de Pekín, cerca de la avenida Wangfujing. Una pequeña iglesia fue construida en 1655 por el jesuita Lodovico Buglio. Más tarde varios terremotos y guerras destruyeron gradualmente la iglesia. Fue reconstruida en 1904 como una catedral de estilo románico.

The Wangfujing Cathedral, also named St. Joseph's Wangfujing Cathedral or to the locals, Dongtang is a historic Catholic cathedral located in downtown Beijing, near Wangfujing. A small church was first established in 1653 on the open grounds by the Jesuit Father Lodovico Buglio. Later several earthquakes and wars gradually destroyed the church. It was rebuilt in 1904 as a Romanesque cathedral

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