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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Mahatma Gandhi Road | Sacred Heart Square, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 222 8916
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“railway station” (75 reviews)
“old church” (43 reviews)
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Mahatma Gandhi Road | Sacred Heart Square, Pondicherry 605001, India
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"railway station"
in 75 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 83 reviews
"old church"
in 43 reviews
"gothic architecture"
in 27 reviews
"stained glass panels"
in 20 reviews
"south boulevard"
in 11 reviews
"biggest church"
in 9 reviews
"big church"
in 11 reviews
"nice architecture"
in 11 reviews
"located right"
in 9 reviews
"french culture"
in 7 reviews
"must visit place"
in 25 reviews
"peace of mind"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 9 reviews
"white town"
in 8 reviews
"mass"
in 38 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this place for Sunday evening mass. It was very crowded . Church is beautiful from inside as well as outside. Tainted glass is there. It reminds me of the Goliath church in Turkey.

Thank Loy L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Incidentally visited the place while walking on the road on 25th December, evening. Attracted by nice illumination on the gorgeous structure, we stepped inside the premises which was crowdy & peoples were in celebration mood. Got a look at main hall where prayer was going...More

Thank arka_ad
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there in a group to realize there was some prayer happening for a departed soul. We had to wait for a while to be able to get in. We all agree that it was a good decision to wait. The church, the statue and...More

Thank Kaveri s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This church is an old one and it's Architecture is worth seeing. The interior of the church is painted with different portraits of jesus and it is worth visiting.

1  Thank dhirajkumar90001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful and relaxing place for reflection and appreciation of beauty. Stunning silhouette against the sky line.

Thank Sasha F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Basilica on 13/6/2018 found the ambiance quite peaceful. the images and statue of Jesus and Mother Marry are mesmerizing.

Thank Satyendra K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Church is some two kilometre away from the Arvind Ashram and is a model of architectural excellence. The carvind on the glass are just wonderful and a delight to watch

Thank VinM_9
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well what can you expect from a church, with its magnificent architecture, this church is also very calm and a goo d place to spend in solace

Thank Dancj
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 6 June 2018 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

1  Thank anandabose02
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