Christ the King Cathedral

Eastern Myanmar

Kayah State has long been the stomping ground of Roman Catholic missionaries and is home to many churches. Christ the King was built in 1939 – making it Kayah's oldest-surviving church – and features an intriguing blend of traditional European church architecture and local Buddhist styles, including an attractive bell tower with a bell brought from Italy. Mass is normally held in a larger adjacent building in Burmese, English, Kayan and Latin.

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