Travel

Exploring the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Delhi, India

Connaught Place is the heart of Delhi built during the British reign in the 19th century. It is also the starting point of central Delhi which also have some places to see just near the outer circle. One of them is the Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Cathedral is not only one of the oldest churches but also the largest in Delhi

sacred heart cathedral entrance

Its construction started in 1930 when Father Luke initiated the Church and laid the foundation stone. Designed by a British architect named Henry Medd and is influence from Italian architecture.

sacred heart cathedral

One of the biggest ceremonies on Easter and Christmas are hosted by Sacred Heart Cathedral. It is one of the most beautifully decorated churches in Delhi on the eve of Christmas.sacred heart cathedral with garden

The interiors of the cathedral will certainly remind you of Roman influence and the Italian architecture.

sacred heart cathedral interior

The church is open to public and visitors can offer their prayers usually at any time of the day. Although if you wish to attend the prayers held by the Church, you must schedule your visit either in the morning or in evening.

sacred heart cathedral interior

Have you had the chance to Visit the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Delhi?? Do share your experience with us in the comment box below!!

Like it? Save it for later…

Sacred Heart Cathedral

– The Wanderer

Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter.

Advertisements

4 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s