Sacred Heart Cathedral, Delhi

Sacred Heart Cathedral | One of the best places to visit in Delhi

LocationPatel Chowk, Delhi (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsTimings:- Sacred Heart Cathedral Church remains open from 9 am to 5 pm.
Place TypeChurches, Religious Place
Place visit withFamily, Married Couples, Friends, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitMay, June, July, August
Nearest MetroRajiv Chowk Metro Station (1 KM) Patel Chowk Metro Station (0 KM) Central Secretariat Metro Station (1 KM) Janpath Metro Station (1 KM) Shivaji Stadium Metro Station (0 KM)

About Sacred Heart Cathedral

Sacred Heart Cathedral, also known as Sacred Heart Cathedral, is located in New Delhi, India. It is one of the oldest and most important Catholic churches in the city. Construction of the cathedral began in 1929, and was designed by the architect Henry Mead. Inside the church, visitors can see beautiful stained glass windows depicting scenes from the life of Jesus Christ and other Biblical characters. The interior of the cathedral is designed to create a quiet and contemplative environment for worshippers.

Architecture of Sacred Heart Cathedral

The church building was designed by British architect Henry Mead based on Italian architecture. A facade of white columns supports the canopy, and on each side of the cathedral's entrance portico, there are circular arched turrets rising above the roof. The interior features a massive vaulted ceiling, polished stone floors, and wide arches. Behind the marble altar in the apse is a large fresco depicting the Last Supper. The side chapel has a large crucifix on the left, next to which is a statue of the Virgin Mary.

Interesting facts about Sacred Heart Cathedral

  • The cathedral is known for its twin towers that rise above the skyline of central New Delhi.
  • The interior of the cathedral is decorated with beautiful stained glass windows that depict scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, saints and stories from the Bible.
  • The cathedral has a large rose window on its façade, which enhances its aesthetic appeal and allows intricate patterns of light to enter the interior.
  • Apart from religious services, the cathedral also hosts various community events, cultural programs and festivals that bring people together.
  • The cathedral's Christmas celebrations are particularly popular and attract people of various faiths to view the festive decorations and share in the spirit of the season.

How to reach Sacred Heart Cathedral

By Metro:- The nearest metro station to Sacred Heart Cathedral is Rajiv Chowk. It is a 4-minute walk away.

By Bus:- The nearest bus stop to Sacred Heart Cathedral is NDPO. It is a 5-minute walk away.

By Road :- Road is the best way to reach the church, booking an auto will make it easy to reach the church.

Nearby famous places

  • Connaught Place 1.5 kms away
  • Jantar Mantar 1.5 kms away
  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib 2.5 kms away
  • India Gate 2.7 kms away
  • Rashtrapati Bhavan 4 kms away
  • National Museum 4.5 kms away
  • Humayun's Tomb 6.5 kms away
  • Lodi Garden 7 kms away
  • Lotus Temple 8 kms away
  • Akshardham Temple 12 kms away

Sacred Heart Cathedral FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Patel Chowk, Delhi.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Sacred Heart Cathedral: Timings:- Sacred Heart Cathedral Church remains open from 9 am to 5 pm..

𝒜. You should visit Sacred Heart Cathedral during May, June, July, August months for best experience.

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