Xikai Church - the Tianjin Catholic Church, is located in Dushan Road, Heping District, near Lida International Department Store. The church is comprised of two parts - a chief church and a cathedral, which were built by the French Catholic Church. The chief church was constructed in about 1913, while the cathedral in 1917. The cathedral is a 45-meter-high Roman-style building and the largest church in Tianjin.
In 1914, the chief church of Tianjin catholic parish moved from the Wang Hai Lou Church to the Xikai Church. From then on, the Xikai Church has become the center of Tianjin Catholics.
Address: Dushan Road, Tianjin, 300041
Phone: +86 (0)22 2835 8812 / +86 (0)22 2835 8814 (Tourist Information)
Fax: +86 (0)22 2835 2324 (Tourist Information)
(China.org.cn July 25, 2007)