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Address: BurraBazar, Chandannagar, India

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Nice church

Very nicely maintained, neat and clean, situated in the prime location of Chandannagar alongside the famous Strand. Loved the ambience.

Reviewed 9 November 2016
drkaushikmandal
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Sacred Heart Church is very famous and popular. Location is good. City centre is near. Many interesting places are nearby.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Very nicely maintained, neat and clean, situated in the prime location of Chandannagar alongside the famous Strand. Loved the ambience.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

The church stands in the middle of the town near the river with an extended small garden and is open to all though photography is not allowed yet the Father permitted us to take quick pictures on our visit . All in a pleasant experience walking on the French presence in Bengal .

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is a quiet, neatly kept church in a small, commercial town. The grounds are pleasant and serene, and the interior of the temple is similarly peaceful, reverent, and well-maintained. I do recommend this church for a quick visit if you are going to be in Chandanaggar. Nearby there is also an esplanade with a view of the river. See... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Its located very near to the Strand (Ranighat). The church stands for over two centuries to mark the beauty of the architecture during the French period — a good place to visit for the historians and tourists alike. Very similar to Bandel church. We were lucky to meet the Father during our visit. No photography allowed inside.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is a beautiful example of the presence of the French in Bengal.(The French had colonies in Pondichery, Karikkal, Mahe and Chandannagar ) Shaped like a Cross, the church has excellent stained glass works in windows, skylights.The pillars, columns and the entire work is

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wales
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is a beautiful church given a very special feel by Father Orson Welles, an amazing chap with a real feel for people of all nations and all religions. What a man!

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Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

The finest example of colonial French architecture in Bengal. The church used to be the centre point of Chandernagore during the colonial days. It is a big church with beautiful interiors. Worth visiting during Christmas.

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Reviewed 17 May 2015

A very well maintained Church. It is situated very near to the famous land mark Strand in Chandannagar. The church is having a very well kept garden in addition other sacred things connected with Jesus.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Chandan Nagar church is situated in the Hooghly district , West Bengal of India. It was previously a French colony. It is basically a suburban town situated on the bank of river Hooghly and opposite to North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. The town is calm and quiet , very clean. One of the most important tourist attraction of... More 

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