10 Worth Visiting Indian Churches

  According to the 2011 Census report, Christianity is the third major religion in India. The statistics suggesting that 2.4% of the population follow the religion. Now, with Christianity being such an integral part of the Indian culture, it...
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St Paul’s Cathedral

“The first Episcopal Church in Asia” is the best way to describe an Anglican Cathedral located in West Bengal known as “St Paul’s”. This “Gothic architecture” based cathedral is situated in the city of Kolkata on Chowringhee Road. In addition, this...
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St. John’s Church

Considered to be the “third oldest church” in the “City of Joy” i.e. Kolkata is a Catholic shrine (originally a cathedral) known as St John’s Church. This church constructed by the “East India Company” is located in the Kolkata district in close...
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St. James’ Church

Commonly referred to as “Jora Girja” meaning “twin church for its twin spires” is a Catholic shrine located in West Bengal called “St James’s Church”.  This church is located in Kolkata and considered to be “one of the most elegant churches in the...
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Church of the Lord Jesus

Originally a “Scottish Presbyterian Church” which became a “Jesuit Church” in 1969 is catholic shrine known as Church of the Lord Jesus. Locally referred to as “Prabhu Jisur Girja” this church is located in Kolkata in an area called “Taltala”....
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The Basilica of The Holy Rosary

Popularly referred to as “Bandel Church” is a Catholic shrine in the state of West Bengal known as “The Basilica of the Holy Rosary”. This church constructed by the Portuguese is located in small city called Bandel in the Hooghly district. This...
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Portuguese Church

Considered to be one of the oldest churches in Mumbai, Maharashtra is the Portuguese built “Church of Our Lady of Salvation”. This church built by the Portuguese in 1596 is located in the dense neighborhood of Dadar in the “City that never sleeps”....
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Mount Mary

In the “City of Dreams” there is a Roman Catholic Basilica known as “Mount Mary Church” located in Mumbai in Bandra. This church is also known as “The Basilica of Our Lady of Mount”. This basilica is located on top of a hill about 80 meters above sea...
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St. Mary’s Forane Church

Supposed to have been constructed in 345 AD is a catholic shrine dedicated to Mother Mary in Kerala known as the St Mary’s Forane Church. This “ancient” church is situated in a town called Kuravilangad in the Kottayam district. This church possesses...
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St. Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church

Also known as “Kottayam Cheriyapally” which means “Little church” when literally translated is a Catholic church located in Kerala called “St Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church”.  This “Syrian” church is located in a town called Kottayam. It is also said...
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