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Nongsawlia Church

Nongsawlia Village, Sohra, Cherrapunjee, India
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A heritage Church of 1845

We came across the church when we were heading for seven sister falls in Chirapunjee. As the Church... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Gajarajan1947
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Chennai (Madras), India
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church"

Drove along the beautiful "Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church" on our way from Cheerapunji to Tyrna... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
MumbaiRiders
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Mumbai
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10 Jun 2018
“A heritage Church of 1845”
22 Apr 2018
“Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church"”
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Nongsawlia Village, Sohra, Cherrapunjee, India
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We came across the church when we were heading for seven sister falls in Chirapunjee. As the Church seemed to be a heritage one dating back to 1845 of the British period I was interested in seeing this. It was raining heavily at that time...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Drove along the beautiful "Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church" on our way from Cheerapunji to Tyrna village. This is the oldest church in Meghalaya and the first church in the North east having been originally built in 1841 AD by the Wesh Fathers and later destroyed in...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This church is located on the highway between Sohra and Shillong. The surroundings of this church and the church itself is absolutely breathtaking. There is a graveyard on top of a hill from which you get magnificent views of the Nongsawlia area. The church is...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This church gives you the feel of the early British times, it is a very old building , and gives us the feel of the good old times.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

The oldest church in Meghalaya. Built in 1841 AD by the Welsh Missionaries who had settled in Sohra, it was destroyed in the great earthquake in 1897 AD but was again rebuilt. It recently celebrated its 175 year anniversary. Next to it lies a very...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2015

On the way to Caves, this is on outskirt of Sohra. Suggests good missionary activity done more than 100 years ago and provides the reason why majority follows christian religion.

Thank MukeshDave
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