Take a trip to The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, an elaborately decorated church built in the late 19th century that serves as a popular attraction for both tourists and Christians on pilgrimages. The Gothic architecture holds treasures like stained-glass windows depicting the life of Christ, and statues of the four evangelists. Look closely at these statues to read the inscriptions describing the evangelists' lives. When you enter, spot the carvings of Jesus and Mary at the front door, welcoming visitors. If you want to participate, join in one of the regular services. Plan your The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus visit and explore what else you can see and do in Pondicherry using our Pondicherry online journey planner.
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Google timing are not correct. It quite old church and good architecture. It's not that big can be completed max in 15-20 mins. Best view in the morning or afternoon, nigh view is not that great. more »
Went in the evening just before the mass time. A well maintained Basilica. Enough Covid control measures like, providing the Hand sanitiser, Checking the temperature and maintaining the Social... more »
Very peaceful. Sitting for a long time makes our mind fresh. We can see a kind of Gothic architecture in its construction. It's a very ancient church.
One of the few iconic churches in Pondicherry. This basilica has a nice Church bell tower and Altar. The car parking is limited here. The glass paintings inside depict the life of Jesus Christ. The seatings are well spaced. There is an adjacent shop inside the church campus where you get Holy water and other things to take home as a souvenir from here.
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