Shillong Cathedral Catholic

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  • Address: Shillong, India
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  • 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

  • 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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  • The Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians - One of the most beautiful Churches in Shillong. The Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians is an old Cathedral (it was built over 50 years ago) in Shillong. It is a distinct blue colored beautiful cathedral with well decorated courtyard of very calm and soothing environment. This Church is one of the main attractions of Shillong.

  • Love this church! It is special in its own way. Peaceful and beautiful... My personal favorite are the paintings hung up... Scenes from the Holy Scripture. Many Relics have been brought here, the recent one being that of Saint Anthony of Padua, earlier this year. Always a place to go to, anytime!

  • God's home. Beautiful architecture, very big..... N beautiful as well... All u will take back after visiting this place is peace n a connection with God.

  • 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.

  • Great atmosphere, cereal, calming a must visit irrespective of cast creed or religion...if not for gods go for inner peace spend 10 minutes, what's there too loose...

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