Cam Ly Church (Cam Ly is the name of a Cam Ly waterfall in Da Lat) or Son Tra church. It’s a church of the Catholic Church in Da Lat city, Lam Dong. The church serves primarily for ethnic minorities. The church built by Frenchman Boutary priest and ethnic minorities. Especially the contractor Nguyen Thanh Ho. The church was built in six years from 1960-1968.
How Cam Ly Church is unique?
The church architecture is stylized from the traditional roof of the Tay Nguyen ethnic minority, and is expressed in the spirit of the rustic school of architecture. There is a harmonious combination between western architecture and ethnic traditions.
There are two animals in the lobby. The tiger is strong symbolizes and the phoenix symbolizes for wisdom. Ethnic people feel safe when there are tigers guarding nearby and the phoenix bird warns from afar. In addition, these animals also symbolize religious meaning. Primitive people have wild instincts like the tiger, but when completed by the Lord, will become wise as a phoenix. Cam Ly church or Son Cuoc church of Vietnam Catholic Church in the Dalat city. The church serves mainly for ethnic minorities living in Da Lat.
It’s great for
- Family travel with teen, young couple and solo traveler
Are you catholic? if yes so your Da Lat tours will be full meaning to visit Cam Ly Church. For more information please give us a call to 8482 909 8686.
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