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Address: St Aloysius College Campus | Lighthouse HIll Road, Mangalore, India
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Unbelievable Art

St. Aloysius Chapel is often compared to the Sistine Chapel because of its paintings done by Italian artist Brother Antonio Moscheni. It was mind-boggling to see the entire chapel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

St. Aloysius Chapel is often compared to the Sistine Chapel because of its paintings done by Italian artist Brother Antonio Moscheni. It was mind-boggling to see the entire chapel decorated with frescos and oil paintings on the ceiling done by one man in 2 ½ years with framed tableaux on the life of St Aloysius Gonzaga (the patron saint of... More 

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very nice chapel situated within St Aloysius Campus. The paintings on the walls and ceilings are absolutely breathtaking and leave you awestruck. It is very peaceful inside and good to spend time meditating.

Thank PradK1985
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Church has so many hand paintings inside the church wall. A must visit place. There is also a museum in the campus with all old articles used in ancient time. If you have kids with you, do make a visit.

Thank Love2Exploreplaces
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3rd time lucky... our host really wanted to show us this chapel but when we went, it's either closed or the watchman is on break. On the day we were traveling, we decided to give it another try and we did get to see it. It was unexpected in the sense that Italy is too far off and seeing the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St aloysius chapel would always be very close to my heart since completed my graduation in St Aloysuis college. We would visit the chapel every friday and would be mesmerized by the various paintings drawn on the ceiling of the chapel. It is definitely a must visit place if you are an art lover

Thank Rencydsouza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to visit once in a life, this old church is designed by a foreigner in 1880 who has taken 30 months time to decorate its interior.

Thank Datta P
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Having visited the Sistine Chapel, I could understand why its nick name, 'Sistine Chapel of the East'. Beautiful paintings that depict the life of Jesus and Saint Aloysius adorn the insides of this chapel. Glad that the paintings have been well cared for.

Thank djadon
Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The St. Aloysius Chapel built by the Jesuit Priests on top of a hill in the heart of the city is a must visit tourist destination in Mangalore. The fresco paintings are based on the Sistine Church in Rome and are a delight. The paintings add to the serenity the Chapel offers and one can meditate in peace for hours... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Pros : + easily accessible place + beautiful paintings + very sweet person guiding through the church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Paintings are just awesome .. Artist Antonio Moscheni painted the whole interiors of the chappel in 2 years in 1880s . .really great

Thank Lavanya G

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