A visit to Phat Diem stone cathedral
Phat Diem Stone Cathedral, located in Kim Son district of Ninh Binh province, is about 120 kilometres from Hanoi. It was built in the 1875s to 1898s, with oriental architecture.
Phat Diem Stone Cathedral’s design is different from other Roman Catholic cathedrals across the world. It is a harmonious combination of traditional pagoda architecture of Vietnam mixed with the Gothic style of Christian architecture