Patrick’s Cathedral, Pune

Published date: 29/03/2024
  • Location: 1-B, Prince Of Wales Drive, Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
One of the most celebrated Roman Catholic churches in Pune, St. Patrick’s Cathedral has been adorning the landscape of the city and attracting visitors for more than 160 years. The origins of this place of worship date back to the mid-19 century; it was adopted as a cathedral in the year 1886 when Pune was made a diocese. It still remains the main church of Pune and boasts of the highest number of parishioners.St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a towering edifice that exhibits the neo-Gothic style of architecture. The grand structure boasts of two bell towers that adorn its front exterior. It is a cultural heritage that attracts visitors from far and wide. Among the major attractions of the church are its 16 theme-based stained glass windows, each of which illustrates episodes from Jesus Christ’s life, and a skylight strategically placed above the altar that depicts the Descent of the Holy Spirit. Believer or not, you can drop in at this Cathedral just to appreciate these artistic marvels.

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