Top 20 Most Astonishing and Stunning Churches of India

Christianity is India’s third largest religion with approximately 27.8 million followers. This article gives you an outlook about the famous churches located at different parts of India, few of them are St. Andrew’s Church Mumbai,Reis Magos Church Goa,St Francis Church Kerala,St. George’s Cathedral,Velankanni Church, Rosary Church Shetihalli, Churches of Old Goa and list of Most Beautiful Basilica Churches in India.

Se Cathedral, Goa

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Se Cathedral is one of the ancient and the largest churches of Asia,located on the banks of Mandovi River in Old Goa. Se Cathedral known for exquisite architecture and giant bells, one of them often referred as Golden Bell of Goa.

Sacred Heart Church, Shimoga

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Shimoga or Sacred Heart Church is the second largest church in India and architectural marvel of Karnataka. Sacred Heart Church is spread over an area of 18000 sq ft and built in a Roman and Gothic styles.

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, Kunkuri

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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary is located in a small town called Kunkuri of Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh. Kunkuri church is Asia’s second largest Catholic church.

Medak Cathedral, Telangana

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Medak Cathedral at Medak is the largest of all churches in Telangana state. The Magnificent Medak Cathedral grand church is also the single biggest bishopric in Asia.

Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours, Thrissur

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Basilica of Our lady of Dolours is the third tallest church in Asia and famous for its Gothic style architecture. The Church is located in Thrissur city of Kerala and known as is an archaeological wonder of olden times.

Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa

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Basilica of Bom Jesus is located in Old Goa and a world heritage site of India with the name of Convent and Churches of old Goa. This world heritage monument is an excellent example of Baroque architecture and the most popular church in India.

San Thome Basilica, Chennai

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San Thome Basilica is principal church of the Roman Catholic and a famous pilgrimage centre for Christians in India. San Thome Basilica is one the important tourist attraction in the city of Chennai.

St. Mary’s Basilica, Bangalore

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St. Mary’s Basilica is the oldest church in the city of Bangalore,located in the Archdiocese. The basilica of St. Mary has been built in the Gothic style and the church has been elevated as the status of a minor basilica in Karnataka.

Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, Velankanni

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Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health is one of the most-frequented religious sites in the small town of Velankanni in Tamil Nadu. This Basilica is built in the Gothic style of architecture and one of must visit Church of India.

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Goa

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Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church standing tall and elegant in the heart of the capital city Panjim. This is one of the oldest churches in Goa and part of the Churches and Convents of Goa monuments.

St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kolkata

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St. Paul’s Cathedral of Kolkata was also the first cathedral built in overseas territory. This Cathedral is largest cathedral in Kolkata and noted for its Gothic architecture.

Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam

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Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom is also called as Vallarpadam Church is a famous centre of pilgrimage in Kerala. This is an ancient Christian Church dedicated to the Holy Spirit, which was the first of its kind in Asia.

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Puducherry

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus church is situated on the south boulevard of Pondicherry. This Sacred Heart basilica of Pondicherry has become one of the famous pilgrimage spots for Christians.

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Kochi

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Santa Cruz Cathedral of Cochin is one of the eight Basilicas Churches of Kerala and as one of the heritage edifices of the state. This church  is one of the finest and most impressive churches in India.

St. Lawrence Shrine, Karkala

St. Lawrence Shrine is also called as Attur Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Karkala in the Udupi district of Karnataka. Attur Church is situated in the outskirts of Karkala town and famous for three days annual feast and festival.

Cathedral Of The Sacred Heart, Delhi

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The Sacred Heart Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Delhi. Cathedral Of The Sacred Heart is one of the oldest church buildings in New Delhi, located at Connaught place.

Mount Mary Church, Bandra

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Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount is considered to be the oldest Church in Mumbai city,situated in the West Bandra. Mount Mary Church stands on a hillock in Mumbai and draws lakhs of devotees and pilgrims annually.

All Saints Cathedral, Allahabad

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All Saints Cathedral of Allahabad is also known as Patthar Girja is a Gothic style churches, build at the centre of a large open space at Civil lines. The cathedral is one of the most impressive structure and part of the Church of North India.

St. Andrew’s Basilica, Arthunkal

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Arthunkal St Andrew’s Basilica is one of the most sacred churches in Kerala, visited by lakhs of devotees every year. Andrew’s Basilica became the first Basilica in the diocese of Alleppey.

St. Philomena’s Church, Mysore

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St. Philomena’s Church of Mysore is a Catholic church and one of the greatest secular monuments in the city. This Roman Catholic Church is a major tourist attraction and a well known landmark of Mysore city.