Wangfujing Catholic Church located in No. 74 East of Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District. It is one of Beijing’s four Roman Catholic Churches. Wangfujing Catholic Church is one of heritage conservations in Dongcheng District. Sunworld Dynasty Hotel is also located in Dongcheng District. If you live in Sunworld Dynasty Hotel, you can go for a walk to see the Wangfujing Catholic Church.
Wangfujing Catholic Church was built in 1655 by the missionary Li Leisi and An Wensi. It is the second Catholic Church in Beijing. Wangfujing Catholic Church near the Sunworld Dynasty Hotel is an Roman style architecture. In 1720, East Hall was broken down by the earthquake, and rebuilt in the following year. Then it was burned down in a fire in 1807. It has been more than 300 years of history.
In 2000, the reconstruction of Wangfujing Street, original wall of the Wangfujing Catholic Church was rebuilt. A beautiful garden square was constructed in front of the Wangfujing Catholic Church. Therefore, Wangfujing has been added to a beautiful landscape. The church is not far from Sunworld Dynasty Hotel and it attracts many tourists to visit from Sunworld Dynasty Hotel. If you live in Sunworld Dynasty Hotel, it could be very convenient to go to the Wangfujing Catholic Church.