Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

#6 of 16 things to do in Pondicherry

Located 2.5 km away from the Pondicherry Bus Station on the south boulevard of the town is one of the most beautiful Catholic Churches of Pondicherry. Basilica Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus, ordained on December 17th, 1907, is known for its exquisite gothic architecture. Biblical words can be seen engraved on the entrance in Latin and it has glass pictures of 28 saints and glass panels that depict the life of Jesus Christ. This church is the first ever basilica in Pondicherry, the 6th one in Tamil Nadu, the 20th in India, and the 5e0th one in Asia. Celebrations are in full swing during New Year, Christmas Eve, and Easter. This church should therefore be a 'must - visit' in your Pondi itinerary.

Timings:

The mass timings here are 5:30 am, 12:30 pm and 6:00 pm from Monday to Saturday.

For Sunday, the mass timings are 5:30 am, 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Photos

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  tourism