Famous Churches in Delhi

Church is a very special place for people to visit as it instills a sense of peace and solace. The most famous churches in Delhi are the Cathedral Church of the Redemption – New Delhi, Green Park St. Thomas Church – Delhi, Sacred Heart Cathedral Church – New Delhi, St. Stephen’s Church – New Delhi, and many other churches in New Delhi. During the Christmas you can see lot’s of crowd in these Churches where people go to pray..

Cathedral Church of the Redemption

The church is located east of Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan which was used by then British Viceroy. The Cathedral Church of the Redemption India, is a part of the Delhi diocese of the Church of North India. The Church derives its name from Palladio’s Church of Il Redentore in Venice.
Location: 1, Church Road, North Avenue, New Delhi

Sacred Heart Cathedral

The Cathedral Of The Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Connaught Place, New Delhi. It is one of the oldest and largest church buildings in New Delhi. It houses St. Columba’s School, and the Convent of Jesus and Mary school near the south end of Connaught Place.
Location: 1 Ashok Place, Near Gole Dakh Khaana, New Delhi

St. James’ Church

The St. James’ Church is an Anglican church which is one of the oldest churches in New Delhi. The church was built in 1836 by Colonel James Skinner and hence is also known as Skinner’s Church. The St. James’ Church, Delhi is situated near Kashmiri Gate. The St. James’ Church, Delhi is a part of the Church of North India Diocese of Delhi.

The St. James’ Church, Delhi was the church to the then Viceroy of India, until the Cathedral Church of the Redemption was built. The church was commissioned by the British Colonel James Skinner. The basic design of the church is similar to that of the Florence Cathedral in Italy.
Location: Church Road, Mori Gate, New Delhi

St. Stephen’s Church

St. Stephen’s Church, located on the Church Mission Road in Delhi is one of the most popular churches in New Delhi. The St. Stephen’s Church, Delhi was built in 1862, by Anglican missionaries. It is part of the Church of North India Diocese of Delhi. The St. Stephen’s Church, Delhi compound also has the famous St. Stephen’s College and St. Stephen’s Hospital.

The church is constructed in the style of Italian Gothic architecture and is highly influenced by the Romanesque architecture. It has unique ornate walls and ceilings with the stained glass rose window, exclusive in Delhi.

Location: Fatehpuri, Church Mission Rd, Katra Ghel, Khari Baoli, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

St. Luke’s Church

St. Luke’s Church is another magnificent Roman Catholic parish in New Delhi. The church is located in Defence Colony and is under the administration of the Archdiocese of Delhi. The church was constructed in 1979 on a vacant residential plot. The church was constructed primarily for housing armed forces personnel. The Mass at the St. Luke’s Church is served in English, Hindi, and Malayalam language.

Location: St. Luke’s Church, Defence Colony, New Delhi

St. Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church, R K Puram, New Delhi is a landmark church of South Delhi. It is also known as the Red Brick Church of Delhi. It is dedicated to one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus, dedicated to the patron saint, St. Thomas. The church has been built entirely in red brick, in a Eastern European architectural style. The church was designed by George Walter and has a distinct geometrical structure.

Location: Address: Sector II, R.K. Puram, New Delhi

Central Baptist Church

The Central Baptist Church, one of the oldest churches in Delhi, is a fine example of European architecture of that time. The southern side entrance of the church has a large deep colonnaded porch supported on thick heavy circular columns. Likewise the other two sides have double height verandahs with semi-circular arched openings. The church has been well maintained with its original motifs and carvings. However, the roof of the church has been re-laid with stones and iron beams. The walls of the church have memorial tablets remembering the faithful who devoted their whole life in service of the church.

Location: Chandni Chowk Roadd, Bhagirath Palace, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Green Park Free Church

This church has gained name and fame for spreading the message of love and compassion. It has managed to invite attention of many devotees, irrespective of religion. The peace and calm found here cannot be compared; something sure to help one ease their mind.

Location: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Green Park, New Delhi

St. Alphonsa’s Church

St. Alphonsa Church, Sultanpalya is the first church dedicated to Saint Alphonsa in the archdiocese of Bangalore. The church was built in 1993 and was raised as a parish in the year 2000.

Location: Green Ave Rd, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

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