THE BEAUTY OF CHAU SON MONASTERY IN NINH BINH
Chau Son Monastery (Chau Son Chau Son Monastery, Chau Son Cathedral) is a monastery of the Xitô, located in Phu Son commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province. This monastery is located 65 km from Phat Diem Cathedral, 35 km from Ninh Binh city, 2 km from Nho Quan town center and 100 km from Hanoi.
Not as splendid as the tourist but the Chau Son monastery in Ninh Binh brings elegance, mysterious and religious beauty, you do not always have the opportunity to visit.
The Chau Son Monastery was built in 1939 and is located in a quiet, forested area along the east-west axis, designed in the Gothic style with a thick wall of 0.6 m thick, 2 m of warmth in winter and cool in the lower
The architectural gable of the cathedral is a 21 m high white dome
Outside the monastery are paintings “touching” the image of the saints, the shape of the person carrying the cross and prayer
The building materials are red brick, so there is a difference in beauty, sincerity and warmth.
On weekdays, the monastery limits visitors so you will not be able to visit.
On the occasion of the first month of Mass, the church is open to visitors after the hours of worship: Morning: 8h – 10h30 ‘(Sunday to 10h00); Afternoon: 14h30’- 16h30 ‘(Sundays from 15h30 to 16h30) except for Lent (around March) and retreat in early August.
Chau Son church is less known by the hidden deep behind the main road, forest surrounding mountains, quiet space
The church is wide, decorated with periodic blocks of rock, trees, sculpture delicate
Tourists should pay attention to keeping the sanctuary and the elegant dress when entering the cathedral
Written by Tracy Nguyen