Situated near Rock Fort, the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is a prominent stopover on the tourist circuit. It is modelled after France’s Basilica of Lourdes, the world-famous place of pilgrimage in the southern fringes of the country. It’s jaw-dropping architecture resonates with fine Indian craftsmanship and draws admirers from around the world. This 19th-century church has been constructed in the neo-Gothic style of architecture and boasts striking stained glass drawings that depict various scenes from the Bible.

While the facade of the church is spectacular, its interior is also noteworthy, particularly the beautiful altar. Extensive research has revealed pen-and-ink plates describing how the construction was completed to reflect both Gothic and Indian designs that would be best suited for this iconic church.

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