Gereja Katedral Bandung (Indonesian)
St. Peter's Church
|Location||Jalan Merdeka, Bandung, Indonesia|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Cathedral|
|Architect(s)||Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker|
|Direction of façade||West|
Bandung Cathedral (Indonesian Gereja Katedral Bandung) is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Bandung. Its official name is Katedral Santo Petrus ("St. Peter's Cathedral"). It is located at Jalan Merdeka, Bandung, Indonesia. The building was designed by Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker in Neogothic style. Bandung Cathedral has a land area of 2,385 m² and building area of 785 m².
The first building of the church was named St. Regis Francis on June 16, 1895. After Bandung received the status of gemeente (municipality) in 1906, it was decided to build a new church building. Construction of the new building was started in 1921. The construction was finished in 1922 and the new Cathedral was blessed on February 19, 1922 by Mgr. E. Luypen.
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