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Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pondicherry

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Take a trip to Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, an elaborately decorated church built in the late 19th century that serves as a popular attraction for both tourists and Christians on pilgrimages. The Gothic architecture holds treasures like stained-glass windows depicting the life of Christ, and statues of the four evangelists. Look closely at these statues to read the inscriptions describing the evangelists' lives. When you enter, spot the carvings of Jesus and Mary at the front door, welcoming visitors. If you want to participate, join in one of the regular services. Using our international travel planner, Pondicherry attractions like Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • no as interesting as the locals make of it...Goa has better churches Architecture wise... this is one of the important bascilica or church in India that's the only significant thing.... 
  • The church looked like it was in need of maintenance. It seemed to have been slightly in a run down condition and a good paint job could also give it a face lift. 
  • We have been to this church a couple of times and the peace this place and tranquility you feel here is immense! 
  • HAD a wonderful tim n d church s fabu..
  • One of the oldest church in Pondicherry . situated right opposite to the railway station
  • Must visit place. Amazing beauty
  • Wonderful Church.
  • very calm place and good architecture
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