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  • Jade Buddha Temple

    • Tourist Attractions & Sightseeing
    • Place of Worship
    • Jing'an
    • Address
      170 Anyuan Lu, near Jiangning Lu
      安远路170号, 近江宁西路
    • Phone
      6266 3668

    The Jade Buddha Temple is still a working Buddhist monastery. It's home to two white jade Buddhas, carved from a single slab of Burmese jade. One is a sitting Buddha, bejeweled and weighing in at a massive 425lbs. The other is a 1m-long recumbent Buddha. Entrance is... Read more

  • Dongjiadu Lu Catholic Church (St. Francis Xavier's Church)

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • Old Town (Yu Garden)
    • Address
      185 Dongjiadu Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu
      董家渡路185号, 近中山南路
    • Phone
      6378 7058

    Built in early Spanish baroque style in 1853, the gorgeous St Francis Xavier Church, better known as Dongjiadu Lu Church is the first foreign built church in Shanghai. It is also the oldest and the best preserved (four of the church bells are originals). The church... Read more

  • Longhua Temple

    • Travel
    • Tourist Attractions & Sightseeing
    • Place of Worship
    • Address
      2853 Longhua Lu, near Longhua Park
      龙华路2853, 近龙华烈士陵园
    • Phone
      6456 6085

    The temple itself consists of four main halls housing numerous statues of Buddha and his disciples. Principle features include an ancient iron bell (rung 108 times on the New Year to bring good fortune to mankind) and the Longhua Pagoda dating back to the Song... Read more

  • St Ignatius Cathedral

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • Xujiahui
    • Address
      158 Puxi Lu, near Nandan Lu
      徐家汇教堂, 蒲西路158号, 近南丹路
    • Phone
      6441 2211

    More commonly known as the Xujiahui Cathedral, St. Ignatius was designed by English architect William Doyle and built by the French Jesuits between 1905 and 1910. Recently restored, the cathedral's stained glass windows have been replaced with the ones that... Read more

  • Hengshan Community Church

    • Place of Worship
    • Xuhui
    • Hengshan Lu
    • Address
      53 Hengshan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
      衡山路53号, 近乌鲁木齐路
    • Phone
      6437 6576

    Shanghai's best known Protestant church, otherwise known as Guoji Libai Tang or the International Church, was established in 1925 and is popular among expats. The church was built in modern Gothic style and has an excellent choir to boot. They've got also got a... Read more

  • St Peter's Church

    • Place of Worship
    • Jing'an
    • Address
      270 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Hefei Lu
      重庆南路270号, 近合肥路
    • Phone
      6467 8080

    St Peter's Church was first built in the 1930s as a Byzantine style church with a central dome and five chapels. It sheltered many thousand parishioners during the Second Sino-Japanese War (World War II) and became a cultural center during the Cultural Revolution.... Read more

  • All Saints' Church

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • Xuhui
    • Address
      425 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Danshui Lu
      复兴中路425号, 近淡水路
    • Phone
      6385 0906

    All Saints on Fuxing Zhong Lu was originally built by the American Episcopal Church in 1925. It is a Christian church in a typical 17th-century style with a rose window and bell tower. Its triangle roof, red brick and concrete-engraved doorpost make it distinctive.... Read more

  • Sacred Heart Church

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • Pudong
    • Address
      151 Hongfeng Lu, near Biyun Lu
      红枫路151号, 近碧云路
    • Phone
      138 1750 3946

    The International Community of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church was first built in 1744, but was forced to move to several locations before finding home in its current home in Pudong's Biyun International Community. English language mass is on Saturdays at 5pm and... Read more

  • St. Joseph's Church

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • Bund Area
    • Address
      36 Sichuan Nan Lu, near Jinling Dong Lu
      四川南路36号, 近金陵东路
    • Phone
      6328 0293

    Founded in 1860 by Father Louis Hélot, St Joseph's serves an English-speaking Roman Catholic parish. The red brick church was built in romanesque style with gothic elements. Read more

  • Huxi Mosque

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • Mosque
    • Address
      No. 4, Lane 1328 Changde Lu, near Aomen Lu
      常德路1328弄4号, 近澳门路
    • Phone
      6277 2076

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  • Mu'en Church (Moore Memorial Church)

    • Travel
    • Place of Worship
    • People's Square
    • Address
      316 Xizang Zhong Lu, near Hankou Lu
      西藏中路316号, 进汉口路
    • Phone
      6322 5069

    The Moore Memorial Church, also known as Mu'en Church, is located on Xizang Zhong Lu, in the middle of department stores right across from People's Square. Built by the only Shanghai-based architect anyone knows, Laszlo Hudec, to house an estimated 1,000 worshippers,... Read more

  • Chabad Jewish Centre of Pudong

    • Place of Worship
    • Synagogue
    • Pudong
    • Address
      Vila 69, 2255 Luoshan Lu, near Huamu Lu
      罗山路2255弄汤臣湖庭别墅69号, 近花木路
    • Phone
      5878 2008

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