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St. Philomena's Church

Mysore, India
9845249207
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Ranked #13 of 48 attractions in Mysore
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

It has a heavy rush during the evening times. Try to visit the church early in the morning. The catacomb is the main attraction there. The church is a must visit place if you are in Mysore.

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Menlo Park, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

A good example of Gothic style architecture - reminds me of churches in England (Cambridge). The church needs renovation and I think they are in the process of raising funds to do this. It is not very big inside but interesting to find something like this in India.

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Mysore, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Location : City centre Visit Duration :Half an hour to one hour The Church is an architecture excellence, the glass paintings are awesome. The underground pathway is a good experience. Very nice place to visit.

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Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Very tall and famous church more than 200 years.Very calm place kept very neat.Silent prayers to Lord wil give mental peace

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ahmedabad
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Its just like the medieval churches u find in old Holywood movies,but is peaceful and so it makes u more spoiritual. u want to talk with yourselves and interact with god in those moments of silence. Its nice place to let ur self rediscover faith

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Bangalore, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The church is pretty big and as heard from the local guide, this seems to be the 3 rd largest church. Worth a visit once.

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England
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220 reviews 220 reviews
139 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This a beautiful building is well worth a visit. It is an interesting contrast to other religious structures in India and a part of the history of the fascinating country that is India.

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Guwahati, India
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383 reviews 383 reviews
251 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

One of the finest churches of south India built in the colonial British period. This impressive structure in Neo-Gothic style gives a feeling of visiting a classical European monument.

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Wonderful structure. Another must visit place especially if you are a christian. Not as big as the churches of goa but worth a visit.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Beautiful Gothic stone architecture. But looks older than it actually is. Could be better maintained. Looks good from outside, but nothing special inside

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