Wangfujing Church is also known as East Church. It was first built in 1655, the second largest Christianity Church after the Nantang built in the late of Ming Dynasty. Recent years, With the Wangfujing Commercial Street enlarging and rebuilding, the government allocated funds to the East Church. The mission school built by the original church – Benefits Girl School was changed into Wangfujing Primary School. Chinese Catholic Friendly Congress was founded in 1957. In 1978, the Church recovered the regular religious activities.
Wangfujing Church has become one of the most important places of interest in Beijing. Many tourists coming here would take photos here.
Dining Options near Wangfujing Church:
Donglaishun Restaurant, Green Day Food Restaurant, Quanjude Roast Duck Store
Beijing Department Store, New Dongan Market, Time-honored Brands
Taking Photos in Hurry:
Church Building, Wangfujing Street
Points nearby Interests:
Tiananmen Square, National Art Museum of China, Laoshe Former Residence
Wangfujing Street No. 74, Dongcheng District
How to Get There?
Take the bus No. 211, 116, 210, 112, Te 11, 110 and get off at the Wangfujing Station; take the Subway Line 1 and get off at the Wangfujing Station
Wangfujing Street is a pedestrian street. After getting off, get there need walking.