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Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Address: 132 Subbaiah Salai | Sacred Heart Square, Pondicherry 605 001, India
Phone Number: +91 413 2228916
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6:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:30 pm

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this basilica is very famous and everyone would recommend u to visit. but be careful about the timings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this basilica is very famous and everyone would recommend u to visit. but be careful about the timings.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice church in a quiet neighbourhood. Nothing out of the ordinary but if you are interested in the foreign architectures used in building churches, this place is worth a visit.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

good church with peaceful area, architecture is wonderfull. enjoyed the time spent there with lot of friends gathered

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Again only for a tick on your itenary list ! Regular Church good clean That is all so for a dp or a selfie absolutely regular visit

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Guarulhos, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

A big church with pretty nice sacred architecture and arts. Its located close to one the main streets in Pondicherry and is nice site to visit if you have time and interest in religious sites. Its a OK experience.

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Taree NSW Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This very large, quite ornate Catholic church, opposite the railway station is well worth the time to visit. Beautiful paintings. Not overwhelming as some churches can be.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

It was thrilling for me to see this colorful joyous lighthearted wonderful free flowing Basilica. Such a contrast to the traditional ' heavy ' stone cathedrals who are also beautiful but in a more ancient and classic manner.

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Auroville, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I take guests here whenever I can as long as the church is open (it closes for periods in the afternoons, I believe). It is simple but really well presented with good wall plaques containing descriptions of all the interesting elements. It has a fascinating history and it's really worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

very interesting, very colourful inside with lovely paintings which have aged very well. took a minute to absorb some of the beauty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Extremely serene place, quite calm and peaceful. Was there in the afternoon, prayed a while, made offerings and returned.

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