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Nongsawlia Church – A historic church

Nongsawlia church is a popular religious destination in Cherrapunji. It is the oldest church in... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
Arghya D
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Siliguri, India
A Church With Great History

It is part of the history of Cherapunjee. It tells a lot about the early settlers and their... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
ShahidL21
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dec 23, 2018
“Nongsawlia Church – A historic church”
Jul 23, 2018
“A Church With Great History”
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Reviewed December 23, 2018

Nongsawlia church is a popular religious destination in Cherrapunji. It is the oldest church in Meghalaya and was established in 1848. This Church is visited by a number of tourists all around the world.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Arghya D
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It is part of the history of Cherapunjee. It tells a lot about the early settlers and their struggle. Still nicely preserved. Can bring nostalgia.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ShahidL21
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We came across the church when we were heading for seven sister falls in Chirapunjee. As the Church seemed to be a heritage one dating back to 1845 of the British period I was interested in seeing this. It was raining heavily at that time...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gajarajan1947
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Drove along the beautiful "Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church" on our way from Cheerapunji to Tyrna village. This is the oldest church in Meghalaya and the first church in the North east having been originally built in 1841 AD by the Wesh Fathers and later destroyed in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

This church is located on the highway between Sohra and Shillong. The surroundings of this church and the church itself is absolutely breathtaking. There is a graveyard on top of a hill from which you get magnificent views of the Nongsawlia area. The church is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BasuAN
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This church gives you the feel of the early British times, it is a very old building , and gives us the feel of the good old times.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank vikas m
Reviewed November 26, 2016

The oldest church in Meghalaya. Built in 1841 AD by the Welsh Missionaries who had settled in Sohra, it was destroyed in the great earthquake in 1897 AD but was again rebuilt. It recently celebrated its 175 year anniversary. Next to it lies a very...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank karikor1
Reviewed December 7, 2015

On the way to Caves, this is on outskirt of Sohra. Suggests good missionary activity done more than 100 years ago and provides the reason why majority follows christian religion.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank MukeshDave
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