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Father Tam Church

14 May, 2010 (10:55) | Historical Sites, Religious Sites | No comments

The cheery yellow paint and calm grounds of Father Tam Church give it an easy-going atmosphere, which is ironic for it was also the site of one of the most significant political captures in the history of Vietnam. But first, the church itself… In 1898 the Chinese priest Father Francis Xavier Tam Assou was sent […]