St. Joseph's Cathedral

St. Joseph’s Cathedral stands at the heart of Hanoi, anchoring the archdiocese’s 480 Catholic churches and chapels and 113 parishes. It serves as a vibrant place of worship for Hanoi’s half-a-million Catholics. The facade is bracketed by two 103-foot towers hung with five bells each. Tall stained-glass windows, pointed arches, and high rib-vaulted ceilings call to mind medieval Europe.

St. Joseph’s Cathedral stands at the heart of Hanoi, anchoring the archdiocese’s 480 Catholic churches and chapels and 113 parishes. It serves as a vibrant place of worship for Hanoi’s half-a-million Catholics. The facade is bracketed by two 103-foot towers hung with five bells each. Tall stained-glass windows, pointed arches, and high rib-vaulted ceilings call to mind medieval Europe.

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