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St. Philomena's Church

Mysore, India
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Ranked #12 of 50 Attractions in Mysore
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

St. Philomena's church in Mysore is a catholic church in Neo Gothic style. Saint Philomena was a young Greek princess who died very early. The relic of Saint Philomena is preserved below the main altar. This church also show local culture- you can see some female statues dressed in Indian 'Saree'. The floor plan of the cathedral resembles a cross.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

For those who cant visit London's St. Philomena church here's a replica for you in Mysore. The architecture is a sight for the sore eyes.

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Pune
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Architecture is rock strong and well sculpted. Ceilings are high, however interiors are not well maintained. Drawback: 1. The place is very crowded with school children running helter skelter. 2. Photography inside the church is prohibited. Worth a visit to admire the architecture!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

There is nothing exceptional about the Church other than that its few centuries old. Roads are built almost to the entrance of the Church, one would expect little more front yard for the Church from where you could enjoy and admire the centuries old church. Also it does not properly little for the night whereby you can see it in... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have not been to my Churches in India but I'm sure this is one of the largest. The structure is really grand and great, one of the most beautiful Churches. The ceiling is very nicely done and the paintings\ pictures inside the Church are also very nice and will persuade you to spend some time there. Overall it is... More

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

After the palace,the only worthy place to visit in mysore. Bollywood movie Amar Akbar Anthony was shot here.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Its just a normal church except for the outside part which is supposed to be one of the tallest church

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N.Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is one place you must visit be it spiritually or for Architectural value. This is a beautiful piece of work.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice and old cathadel...amazing and charming view from outside... A must visit in Mysore. I think it is few centuries old...

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Beautiful church...its huge and its Gothic! Loved the stained glass work inside. Try to spend some more time to admire this church, package tours gives only 10 mins!

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