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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Mahatma Gandhi Road | Sacred Heart Square, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 8916
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“old church” (42 reviews)
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Mahatma Gandhi Road | Sacred Heart Square, Pondicherry 605001, India
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"railway station"
in 74 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 82 reviews
"old church"
in 42 reviews
"gothic architecture"
in 27 reviews
"stained glass panels"
in 20 reviews
"south boulevard"
in 11 reviews
"biggest church"
in 8 reviews
"big church"
in 11 reviews
"nice architecture"
in 11 reviews
"located right"
in 9 reviews
"french culture"
in 7 reviews
"peace of mind"
in 9 reviews
"must visit place"
in 24 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 18 reviews
"peaceful place"
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"white town"
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"mass"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This church is a must visit place if you are in Pondicherry. Beautifully designed, very old yet maintained.

Thank Mukul A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. Located bang opposite to the pondi railway station, this beautiful church will simply have you smitten. 2. Though it is open for anyone to attend d mass service, they are time bound. So attend as per the time table. 3. If u wanna attend...More

Thank anandabose02
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice old world church. Has nice stain glass work/windows. Worth a visit. The outer facade is interesting with two tower like construction and a central arch as an entry.

Thank Augustine08
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel multiple times to pondicherry and the rock beach is the first place i visit, the entire road is amazingly clean , sitting in the beach for few hours will rejunevate you...morning run is an experience to feel...

Thank Andi7374
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quick one day trip was not enough time to experience this wonderful church. Take your time and walk around visit the bird cage in the rear. Take a seat and meditate in the splendor of this building.

Thank Jazzcad75
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a well maintained, clean and attractive church. Having said that you will find such churches in all major cities and Christian community neighborhoods across India. Worth a short visit if you have some spare time in the morning or in the evening.

Thank Tn R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice church well worth a visit. Calm and serene, the church has some excellent stained glass windows.

Thank vmraghunath
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Liked the place. Sermon was given in local language so could not understand. Learnt that this church has been converted into Basilica few years back. Soulful place.

Thank FMK95
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Maybe, one of the most beautiful basilica I've seen. Definitely worth the visit. So much to admire inside. I wish I had passed by it earlier to spend more time meditating inside and taking pictures.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Probably the biggest church in town; beautiful and maintained well; worthy to spend sometime for a visit

Thank CXGTraveler
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