Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Yangon


Posted on April 5th, by Juan in Monuments & Sights, Religious Sites & Temples. No Comments

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Saint Mary’s Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral located in Yangon. It’s also the largest cathedral in Myanmar. Designed by Dutch architect Jos Cuypers, it has a red brick exterior, two spires and a bell tower.

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Red brick entrance to the cathedral with a figure of Jesus holding a lamb on his shoulders.

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Interior of Saint Mary’s Cathedral.

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Close-up view of the main altar.

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Wooden chairs and prayer kneelers for the congregation who can attend the daily masses or come to pray.

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Figure of Jesus Christ situated to the right of the altar.

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Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus in her arm.

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