St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kalimpong

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About St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kalimpong

St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kalimpong - Address

Address: Kalimpong Khasmahal, Kalimpong, West Bengal 734301

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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This is the region’s largest Roman Catholic Church and is less than three kilometers north east of Kalimpong town square. The unique aspect of this church is that it was built in the Buddhist Gompa style of architecture. The inner carvings of this place is laced with biblical depictions of Biblical scenes. Another interesting feature is that the carvings inside actually look like Buddhist Monks. This place aptly, beautifully and vividly represents the Buddhist influence on the church. Some of the people who constructed it were Tibetans. This place perfectly and aptly showcases the coming together of the two faiths. The positioning of the church is such that it overlooks the snow-capped beauty of the Himalayas. A line of devotees and tourists are thronged at  the place all day, to offer prayers and services. This church also attracts people who are interested in Gothic and Tibetan architecture.

St. Theresa Catholic Church Information

  • Photography is allowed.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • It is expected of people to maintain the decorum and sanctity of the place.

St. Theresa Catholic Church Opening and Closing Hours

  • The place stays open on all days of the week, including weekends and public holidays in the same timeframe.
  • Timings during the Tibetan festivals may vary.

How To reach St. Theresa Catholic Church by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Tista Bazar Bus Stop and Kalimpong Bus Station is the nearest bus station to this church. 

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  • Nice interior. There's a pipe organ.

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