Jan 14, 2019 / 19:33
Discover the Gothic architecture of Phu Cuong church
The Hanoitimes - If you want to escape the sadness, leaving behind the unhappiness and refresh the soul, Phu Cuong Church is the ideal destination.
As soon as you see the Cathedral Phu Cuong in Thu Dau Mot town, southern Binh Duong province, you will see the beauty of the rich Gothic style church, magnificent and palatial.
Although it was inaugurated in 2014, replacing a 70-year-old old church and built more than 150 years ago, Phu Cuong Church is a unique and impressive Gothic style construction. Located in a prime location in the city of Thu Dau Mot, this project attracts all eyes. The glass, lines and stylized motifs here are not only flexible but extremely delicate. The dome and the pointed spire are also in harmonious combination, full of evocative features of a mosque.
The highlight of the Phu Cuong church is the inner sanctuary with a dome of 41m high and sparkling glass of color. The exterior is also a fancy design with two curved arcades, embracing the whole building. Therefore, this place is the most popular wedding photography in Binh Duong province.
When the morning light comes, Phu Cuong church is shimmering to the surprise with the glittering sunshine ray. The whole building is brightly lit in the middle of Thu Dau Mot town. When the sunset dyes the sky pink, Phu Cuong church looks charming and fascinating, waking up the curiosity and the desire to explore. In that way, Phu Cuong church is not only a place of worshipping, Catholics come here to pray, and tourists come and see one of the architectural marvels which leaves deep impression in the heart of visitors.
After exploring the unique Gothic architecture, many visitors often roam lively, taking pictures in the large yard of the church and breathe fresh air. And listen to the bell and the whispered prayer of yourself. It seems that this place is a place of peace and serenity. If you want to escape the sadness, leaving behind the unhappiness and refresh the soul, Phu Cuong Church is the ideal destination.
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