Gereja Perawan Maria Tak Berdosa

Surabaya has a few popular historic buildings. If you want to visit a place to pray, you can come to visit Gereja Perawan Maria Tak Berdosa. This is a catholic church located in the city. It is interesting that the city has so many memorable places. While this may not catch up to the other popular locations in the city, you can still pay a visit. It is actually regarded as a heritage site of the city. Speaking of the architectural design, you will figure out that it is covered in such a gothic atmosphere. The unique styling is one of the things you can witness here.

Gereja Perawan Maria Tak Berdosa

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It was founded in 1815, so it is basically very old by now. If you want to come to visit this place, take a taxi or drive your car down to the Kepanjen Street, Surabaya. This religious place is for Christians to pray. If you have a hard time to understand the directions, just ask people you meet on the road. They will tell you how to reach this place. Another clue we can give to you is that the church is adjacent to the Frateran Catholic high school. It was not the first Catholic Church in this area. For your information, long before this building existed, there had been another catholic church.

Gereja Perawan Maria Tak Berdosa

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This former Catholic Church is in European style. Are you curious to know the history of the building? There were two priests that came to this place back in 1810. They were Phillipus Wedding and Hendricus Waanders. They came from the Netherlands to Indonesia. One of them was stayed in Batavia, while the other one stayed in Surabaya. The making of the church had to do with the parish. As the followers increased, they need a bigger place to accommodate those people. As a result, they planned to build a church which turned out to be the church we’re talking about right now.

Gereja Perawan Maria Tak Berdosa

Image Source: Google Map

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