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former St Nicholas Church of Shanghai

Locate at 16, Gāolán Road (formerly 18 Rue Corneille), Lúwān District is an Orthodox Church built in 1934 which was originally called St Nicholas Church. On February 15, 1994 the building was recognized as a city-level cultural relic preservation unit and was also once used as a washing machine factory. It was recently occupied by a French restaurant called the Ashanti Dome on the upper floor and a Spanish tapas bar on the ground floor called Boca.

From May to December 2010 divine services are held weekly at St Nicholas' to accomodate Shanghai EXPO Orthodox visitors.

Photos
 

May 15, 2009 photos from yming111

photos from Hieromonk James (Corazza)

September 16, 2007

Portrait of Mao Zedong
Has rescued a temple from destruction in
Cultural Revolution

Dome

taken March 2004 by
an Orthodox Christian
in southeast Asia

Washing machine firm in 1993, courtesy of Old China Hand Gazette

by Paul Lee, 7/1994

from msn group