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Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, Pondicherry

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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Explore Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, a luminous church whose front faces the rising sun over the Bay of Bengal. The Capuchin Franciscan order had built three churches prior to this one, of which all were destroyed under somewhat political circumstances. The fourth model's foundation, engineered by Louis Guerre, was made of brickwork, sand, and lime mortar, so that huge walls and semi-circular arches could rise firm and tall. As you enter this place of worship, notice its little garden near the sea, where an armored statue of Joan of Arc stands in the middle. Inside, listen to choir music and absorb the calming atmosphere. Work out when and for how long to visit Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges and other Pondicherry attractions using our handy Pondicherry itinerary builder.
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  • The church is located at the French Quarter, the walls and glass windows can take you back in time. Would recommend sitting for a while inside the church, if your lucky you can get to see a choir perf...  read more »
  • Painted in the light colours associated with the white town this french church established by missionaries has a lovely facade and equally lovely interior has been restored to its former glory as a he...  read more »
  • A book for visits in the heat, to get cool incidentally! Very nice building, clean, and well renovated, to visit preferably late in the day, to benefit from this special lighting that puts so much value paints.
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  • People come by to behold their strength of belief in their Lord. Located alongside the beach, its a great place to be. You will fall in love with the breathtaking Interiors as well. Do visit this place if you are in Pondicherry.
  • Anyone travelling in Pondicherry must pay a visit to the beautiful Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges. Also called as the Church of Our Lady of Angels, this religious edifice is famed for its brilliant masonry. Limestone has been mixed with the white of eggs to make a texture that appears like white marble. The structure of the church, bearing resemblance to the Basilica at Lourdes (southern France), is simply awe-inspiring. Right in front of the church, there is a statue of Our Lady holding young Jesus in her arms. Inside the church, there are eight barrel vaults and a central dome that is pierced with eight round openings. Photo Opp Do carry your camera while visiting this church to capture the brilliant façade and eye-catching architectural features.
  • I was with my girl...on a breezy afternoon. .... We went inside a church together for the first time...and what we felt was like chanceless. ....we felt so much peace....and we became so light on our mind and heart....such a beautiful and peaceful place to relax ourselves. ...when ur withvur loved wife loved it so much...too myself. .so much...such a beautiful place...its not a place for lovers to romance. aint place just for the kids to tour around. ...if u ever wanna find peace and love in air...then that's it.... Christ will do the rest for uuuuu
  • Very Old Church which has a clear view from the beach. This church is locally called as Kappa Church.
  • Very peaceful and relaxing.
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