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St. Mark's Cathedral, Bengaluru

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Admire the huge white edifice of St. Mark's Cathedral, an Anglican church in MacIver Town, and an oasis in the city surrounded by greenery. Inspired by the 17th-century St. Paul’s Cathedral, the structure features a wide dome but no belfry. and has a blend of military and clerical colonial heritage. The church was founded in 1808 as a garrison church for the British Army’s 77th Moplah Rifles, whose gilt colors and royal maces can be viewed inside the cathedral. The interior features a barrel vault ceiling supported by white pillars, and the church's pews can accommodate 700 people. The church has an organ and plaques commemorating those who perished in the Malabar rebellion, Carnatic Wars, and Bangalore Cantonment. Make St. Mark's Cathedral a part of your Bengaluru vacation plans using our Bengaluru trip itinerary builder.
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  • I visited this place of worship as it is a wonderful serene place. If you are interested in historic places in Bangaluru this should be on your list. A great way to spend an hour contemplating whilst ...  more »
  • Centrally located, easily accessible and full of history, St. Mark's is worth a visit. It is located next to Cubbon PArk and the Chinnaswamy Cricket stadium at the Western end of MG Road. Historically...  more »
  • St. Marks Cathedral is a 200 yr old historic church in the center of Bangalore city. The church is just marvelous. It has typical stained glass windows and big pillars. It comes under CSI Karnataka Ce...  more »
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  • Simply peaceful. Architecture inspired by the 17th century St Paul's Cathedral. The church serves as the Cathedral of the Church of South India. Found in 1808, the cathedral celebrated its 200 years bicentenary in 2007-8. Pipe Organ and Choir are additional attractions. Open to All.
  • An attractive Church to visit on Christmas. It is located nearby shopping centre MG Road.
  • I went to this cathedral for Christmas. It was decorated and there beautiful things setup. Apart from that there are lot of statues and paintings and emboss painting in the church that are very elaborate and beautiful.
  • St. Marks Cathedral is a beautiful piece of architecture drawing artistics parallels with the British Beauty : St. Paul’s Cathedral of London.
  • Historical place. Good Church