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Ross Hill Church

Visakhapatnam, India
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Ranked #18 of 46 Attractions in Visakhapatnam
Type: Religious Sites
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- Aug 4, 2013
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Kolkata, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

It being Christmas time, the cute little church on Ross hill was decked up, with a crib erected and festoons fluttering. This was the only church we have ever seen anywhere in the world where Jesus and Mary could be found wearing marigold garlands. Effects of cross-cutting cultures?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Nothing to be mentioned specially of this church. Like many churches ,it is also a cool, calm, mind refreshing place, specially who belives in God.

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vizag
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Ross Hill was once a single cliff which had a Hindu Temple, a Muslim Dargah and a Catholic Church. It was built in 1864 by Brits. One can spend some quality time here, the torquise sea one side , huge white church, its panoromic. The only thing is to get to this point you need to come through the port... More

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Visakhappatnam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

After going through the all dusty roads to reach here, it was cool to see, masjid, a sri venkateswata temple and The Ross hill church. Going on to the top to the church, you will have a view of whole vizag, the harbor, and the huge ships in it Ofcourse, along with the iron ore belt of the Essar steel... More

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bhopal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

A perfect view from the top. Its a religious site. You also enjoy a good sight.of the land and water.

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Visakhapatnam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Situated on a hill top, very close to the Port. Unique because it was perched on a hill - which also has a Muslim place of worship and a Hindu Shrine (Lord Venkateswara). 3 Faiths sharing a common location. Then the authorities decided to cut up the hill to accommodate the ever-expanding Port. Yet the views from the Top are... More

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visakhapatnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

A drive up the hill on Sunday to get a panaromic view of the harbour ,the temple and the mosque,and the port on the right side.The peaceful atmosphere is very soothing and helps one to reflect into our inner selves.

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