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About Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians

Set amidst sprawling green lawns is the most ancient place of worship in Shillong, Cathedral Catholic Church. Also known as Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, more than 3,000,00 Catholics of the area come here to offer prayers. This church is built on the site where once the first church of Shillong stood. The opulent structure of the cathedral exudes a sense of calm the moment you see it. It has an underground grotto church which was carved out of a hill. This attraction in Shillong has pristine artwork depicting scenes from the scriptures. It is constructed following the Gothic style of architecture. The interiors comprise terracotta cross stands, a bronze monument of the cavalry, stained glass windows and houses the grave of Shillong's first archbishop. Since Shillong is prone to earthquakes, the beauty of this church lies in the fact that it can absorb shocks.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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