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Da Nang Cathedral

Located at 156 Tran Phu St., Da Nang Cathedral (also known as Rooster Cathedral) is constructed from Feb1923, by the priest Louis Vallet, building owners, who sketched the overall building, on the land around the Rue du Musée Street (now the Tran Phu street).


The Cathedral is nearly 70m high and the only church that was built in Da Nang city under the French colonial.
Da Nang Cathedral architecture with Gothique style. Inside the church there are paintings and illustrations by the biblical decorated in art form the Western Christian church.


Behind the church is the grotto of Our Lady was adapted form layout Lourdes grotto in France.
Cathedral has many names: Tourane church (under the French colonial period), local people often call with the name Con Gà (rooster) church because the church roof with a gray statue rooster made ​​of light alloy. According to the explaination of the priest, the rooster on the roof of the church is not a symbol of France, which is a symbol associated with St. Peter's story written in the Gospel remind repentance, awakening.


 

In 1963, the parish was formally known as the parish church of Da Nang. Da Nang Cathedral was awarded the Order of the Holy Roman.

 

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