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Phat Diem was built between 1875 and 1898, is the site of a cathedral remarkable for its vast dimensions and unique Sino - Vietnamese architecture. The vaulted ceiling is supported by massive limewood columns almost one metre in diameter and 10m tall. In the lateral naves, there are a number of curious wood and stone sculptures. The main altar is made of a single block of granite. Phat Diem is one of the important centre of Catholicism in the North.