Sacred Heart Church

Sacred Heart Church

Situated on the boulevard of Pondicherry, the Sacred Heart Church is one of the famous pilgrim hotspots for Christians. This church is an excellent example of Gothic styled architecture. The glass panels in the church contains paintings of stories that depict the life of Jesus

Specialty

It is the only Basilica in Puducherry and one among the twenty one Basilicas in India. This church is similar to the cathedrals in Europe owing to its Gothic architecture. The church is a 100 years old and is one of the popular religious hotspots for Christians.

Nearby places

Auroville, Promenade beach and the Sunday markets.

Best time to visit:

It is best to visit the city during the months of September to March.

Ways to reach

By air : The Chennai international airport is the nearest airport to Pondicherry at a distance of 135 kilometers from Pondicherry.

By rail : The nearest railway station is at a distance of 150 meters from the Church.

By road : The Union territory of Puducherry is well connected by bus services from all other pars of the country.