Cha Tam Church has officially known as the Church of St. Francisco Javier. It is an old church built in 1900 and completed in 1902. Furthermore, a lot of tourists said that this was the only church in the city decorated like Chinese temples' style.
Cha Tam Church
Generally, the church has Gothique design, the same as the European churches, but it still has the Chinese culture style. The name of the church is written in Chinese scripts. The roof is covered with Ying and Yang tiles. Two sides of the ross have two carps. The tops of the church are put lotuses. Two scripts lines on two sides of the gate are written in Chinese scrips. The four pillars in the main worship place are painted red color, which doesn’t have in the Christian churches. The Place hanging Christ Jesus’ picture has 2 script lines written in Chinese scripts.
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