Shillong Cathedral Catholic

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  • Address: Shillong, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3642222731
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Church, Religious Site, Architecture
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Built on the same spot, which witnessed the first church in Shillong, this historical monument of peace and divinity is almost 50 years old. The beautiful church is constructed in the Gothic architectural style and is a spectacular sight in the midst of sprawling green lawns. This church is also known as the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. The most unique feature of this church is the fact that it is built on sand and not on rock. As the region is prone to earthquakes, this ensures that any earthquake-related shock is absorbed by the sand, thereby securing the church from any major damage.

Situated on top of an emerald-colored hill, the tall arches of the church and its stained glass installations will mesmerize any tourist visiting Shillong. Near the altar of this church is the grave of the First Archbishop of the city. Apart from all these, the church also has several pieces of artwork depicting various scenes and chapters from Holy Scriptures.

Shillong Cathedral Catholic Travel Tips

  • The Sunday mass is the most ideal time to visit the place.
  • The peace of the religious site should be maintained at all times.
  • Photography without permission is not recommended.
  • Modest dressing is the best suited for the place.

How to Reach Shillong Cathedral Catholic

  • You can go by bus or taxi.

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  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Address: Shillong, India
  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Contact Number: +91-3642222731
  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Timing: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Shillong Cathedral Catholic(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Shillong Cathedral Catholic: 00:30 Mins
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  • 62.28% of people who visit Shillong include Shillong Cathedral Catholic in their plan

  • 40.36% of people start their Shillong Cathedral Catholic visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Shillong Cathedral Catholic

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

93.63% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shillong Cathedral Catholic

People normally club together Lady Hydari Park and Wards Lake while planning their visit to Shillong Cathedral Catholic.

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