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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was surprised how happy they were to let people wonder around without restrictions. They don't specify any dress code or footwear restrictions.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SueRuDa
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Built in the early 1900's stands this Christian church. To me it seemed commercialized. Not well keeped and lacked the reverence a church should have.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Perry H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked 2 km southeast from our Hotel du Parc taking quiet side streets faced with numerous colorful 3 story houses. The red and white Gothic facade is stunning with the morning light and it continues inside with scores of stained glass windows. Many are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sacred Heart Basilica is a must visit place in Pondicherry. It's a very ancient church later turned to Basilica. They have Tamil, English, French and Latin holy mass there. You will really feel blessed and feel the presence of Jesus. Its ancient architecture is really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and high energy church. There is not much to see except the main hall. There no statues or carvings. However there is a very strong energy about the place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 316seemaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful cathedral by the station. Splendid stained glass windows and ornate alter. Quiet and peaceful atmosphere

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pious and serene atmosphere attracts you to this church. You ca spend hours in silence and meditation here. Its historical as well as a sculpture marvel. The glass paintings and the carvings on the roof are a spectacular visual to see and feel...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built by French this is a very fine church and is huge. The Prayers here perhaps god could hear very nicely. Must Pray what ever your religion you pray, Our God and others all are one.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church has ancient architecture and beautiful inner design and serenity. One feels blessed after visiting here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nskh1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is very near to the railway station and is a must visit for tourists. It was perhaps decorated as we visited within 10 days of Christmas.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from AjeetAgre | Reviewed this property |
As per my knowledge here are the timings. But pls do reconfirm! Mass timings: Monday to Thursday: 6 in the morning and 6 in the evening Friday and Saturday: at 6 in the morning and 5:30 in the evening Sunday: 5:30 to 7:30... More
March 8, 2018|
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Response from RJgogri | Reviewed this property |
no Dress code as Per my knowledge