St. Aloysius Chapel, Mangalore

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Witness a fine example of European-style architecture and celebrated artworks at St. Aloysius Chapel. Built in 1878, the church forms part of a college, located at the heart of Mangalore. Its famed interior features richly colored fresco and canvas paintings of the lives of Aloysius Gonzaga, as well as the lives of Jesus Christ and his apostles. Step inside to see Italian painter Antonio Moscheni's works depicting Aloysius as a child, his first holy communion, and him seeking commission to the Jesuit Order; those of Jesus depict his birth, his baptism by St. John, and his crucifixion. Use our Mangalore trip itinerary planning site to add St. Aloysius Chapel and other attractions to your Mangalore vacation plans.
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  • Silent place.. this environment gives peace of mind... the paintings are just awesome.. very easy to locate this Chapel  more »
  • This chapel is famous for the Frisco paintings done by an Italian priest. They have done restoration work, as climate and age had effected the paintings,and now they are back to the original look.  more »
  • We visited this chappel which is just 1.5km from Mangalore station. The walls of the chappel have beautiful paintings of Italian artist, Anthony. It is built by Father Joseph Willy in 1900.  more »
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  • The chapel is a marvel worth beholding... Definitely a wonderful place to visit!! Wish they had Tridentine Mass here!
  • This Chapel is comparable with the Sistine chapel in Rome. The special beauty of the chapel is the wonderful series of paintings. The two types of paintings in the chapel are fresco on plaster and oil on canvas. The sloping portion of the ceiling has paintings of St Peter and the Crowing of the Cock, Saints Paul, Andrew, James, John, Thomas, Philip, Mathew, Bartholomew, Simon and Jude. The central row of paintings on the ceiling depicts the life of St Aloysius Gonzaga to whom the chapel is dedicated.
  • It's one of the Beautiful Church in Mangalore.Design of church is Fantastic.All Christian books & song Cd's available there. Large Parking area available
  • Very beautiful church with awesome paintings on the wall. It has a very peaceful and calm environment. It's very well maintained and is worth visiting.
  • Superb chapel nice architecture and painting s I have never seen in my life before
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