Shillong Cathedral Catholic

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Shillong, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3642222731
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

Shillong Cathedral Catholic - Review

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 Information

  • 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 by Public Transport

  • You can go by bus or taxi.

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TripHobo Highlights for Shillong Cathedral Catholic

  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Address: Shillong, India
  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Contact Number: +91-3642222731
  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Timing: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm
  • Shillong Cathedral Catholic Price: Free
  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Shillong Cathedral Catholic

  • 95% of people who visit Shillong include Shillong Cathedral Catholic in their plan

  • 26.59% of people start their Shillong Cathedral Catholic visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

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

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94.89% 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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  • Great location. It's very big and peaceful and quite. Well maintained. It's has room for reserved person. Beautiful. Feel nice to spent some time in it.

  • Very peaceful ambience with nice interiors. Access is very easy. Parking facilities are very limited though.....The church is one of the oldest in Shillong. Its history is mentioned in the Don Bosco museum if one is interested to know. It’s quite interesting. Do visit this church if in Shillong. You’ll love the panoramic view of this large compound. The Loreto School is just beside it.....

  • The church is one of the oldest in Shillong. Its history is mentioned in the Don Bosco museum if one is interested to know. It’s quite interesting. Do visit this church if in Shillong. You’ll love the panoramic view of this large compound. The Loreto School is just beside it.

  • Great place for Christ worships. Prominent landmark in shillong. Ample parking space. Clean and nice view. Regular prayers held here.

  • Mary Help of Christians Cathedral is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shillong covers the East Khasi Hills. It was founded in 1936. It is one of the most beautiful churches in Shillong. It has high arches and stained glass windows which add to its Grandeur. The inside of the church also holds several works of church art which Potray Scenes from Holy Scripture. It's a calm and quiet prayer place. Very well developed and maintained.

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