Today, Tam Toa Church in Quang Binh is not only a place to mark the vestiges of the war but also an attractive tourist destination for all visitors. Where is this church and what is its unique architecture? All information about Tam Toa Church will be revealed soon!
Tam Toa Church is an attractive destination for young people
Tam Toa Church is one of the oldest churches in Quang Binh today. After many years of being ravaged by war and time, this place is being rebuilt, promising to be a special place of religious activities of people and tourists from all over the world when traveling to Quang Binh.
Address: Nguyen Du Street, Dong My Ward, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh Province
The monument of Tam Toa church stands out for its ancient beauty after the attack of heavy bombs. Currently, this place is a relic, historical witness, marking a heroic period of the nation, attracting a large number of tourists every year.
In 1886, Tam Toa church was officially built and became the place of religious activities of Tam Toa parish in Dong Hoi at that time. The church has a unique Portuguese architecture, in 1940 the church was repaired and redesigned to be more spacious and complete. In 1954, after the Geneva Agreement, most of the parishioners here had to migrate to the South. In 1964, the US started the war with air and naval forces, causing the church to be severely damaged and abandoned since then. After regaining independence, the church ruins were kept by the government as a war remnant, reminiscent of a tragic time. In 1997, the People’s Committee of Quang Binh province decided to turn the church bell tower area into a war crime vestige area and a provincial cultural and historical relic, which is strictly protected.