Saint Mary’s Cathedral is the biggest and the most impressive Catholic cathedral located Botahtaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The cathedral’s exterior, of red brick, consists of spires and a bell tower. It was designed by Dutch architect Jos Cuypers, son of Pierre Cuypers.
Construction started in 1895 and was accomplished 19 November 1899 while Lower Burma was a province of British India. During the 1930 Rangoon earth quake, St. Mary’s Church experienced little damage and it survived the Japaneses intrusion during World War II.