Visiting Ricci's tomb
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After three days of animated discussion during the international conference, the group of delegates went to Beijing , to visit Ricci ' s tomb and the Southern Cathedral, the first church built by Ricci in Beijing , in a tour led by CityU President Professor H K Chang and Professor Zhang LongXi, Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultual Studies.
Ricci's tomb is located at the
Strolling through the cemetery, the delegates inspected the intricate stone engravings on the tombstones, trying to get a fuller grasp of the historical legacy surrounding the Ricci monument. OThis is where memories of Matteo Ricci as a historical figure have been laid to rest and also where, thanks to him, 400 years of cultural interactions between