St Ignatius CathedralCurrently Closed
- Address: 158 Puxi Rd, Xuhui, Shanghai, China
- Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +86-2164690930
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids
St Ignatius Cathedral - Review
Contrary to popular belief, there was and is a significant Christian influence in China. This influence manifests itself in Shanghai in the form of the St. Ignatius Cathedral. Located in Puxi Road, in Xujiahui in the Xuhui District, this church is famed for attracting over two thousand worshippers on every Sunday.
Built by French Jesuit monk and missionaries under the guidance of architect William Doyle, the church was completed sometime between 1905 and 1910. The church had faced severe vandalism problems in the late 1960s and remained as a grain silo for a long period of time.
It was later reopened again in the early stages of the 1980s. Today it is a common tourist spot and people can spend their Sunday afternoon relaxing in the locality.
St Ignatius Cathedral Hours
- Closed on Occasion.
How To reach St Ignatius Cathedral by Public Transport
- Buses- No.2, 15, 42, 43, 44, 50, 72, 93, 205, 401, 548, 806, 814etc. get off at Xujiahui
- Metro- Line1 and get off at Xujiahui
Restaurants Near St Ignatius Cathedral
- Leonardo – Italian Saffron – Indian cuisine
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Things to Know Before Visiting St Ignatius Cathedral
24.85% of people who visit Shanghai include St Ignatius Cathedral in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
58.93% of people start their St Ignatius Cathedral visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St Ignatius Cathedral
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St Ignatius Cathedral