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St. Philomena's Church

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Address: Mysuru (Mysore), India
Phone Number:
+91 98452 49207
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07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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US$63.00*
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Private Day Tour of Mysore from Bangalore
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US$116.00*
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Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru

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Twin spires a neo-gothic marvel .

175 feet high Steeples supposedly one of the highest in Asia, stained glass, relic of St. Philomena's under the main altar, inspired by the Cologne Church of Germany & built by... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
ROOPSHILA B
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Kota, India
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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing to see inside due to renovation work. Outside looks great and also the grotto. Plan a 10min visit

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Darjeeling, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place quiet and one of the biggest I have seen in South India. Its a beautiful church and there were very less visitors visiting. The inside of the church is astonishing but photography isnt allowed.

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Kota, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

175 feet high Steeples supposedly one of the highest in Asia, stained glass, relic of St. Philomena's under the main altar, inspired by the Cologne Church of Germany & built by the Wodeyar King , also called the St. JOSEPHS Church, needs a half hour visit. Entry is free it is located near the bus stand & opposite the local... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Get up close to this awesome cathedral. When we went (15th February) the inside of the cathedral had been completely gutted and was being redecorated. The outside space is plentiful and you have e to take a photo.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

centrally located.beautiful.unfortunately undergoing maintenance so couldn't see well from inside.outside was very clean and well maintained.lots of saree shops outside to tempt you.will visit again definitely

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel a little bad giving this 3 out of 5. I mean yes, the outside looks spookily like the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and it's got a nice stained glass window. However, it's under major renovation right now and so the inside is much like a building site with not a lot to see unfortunately. That said, I imagine... More 

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Thank Hoppy22
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The church is near the suburban bus stand and it is very nice. it had got an wonderful infrastructure. The place is peaceful and the surrounding inside gate is nice . It's walkable distance from mysore bus stand.

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Thank Prady07
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

must visit church when you go to mysore. And also it was constructed excellently. And it is the tallest church in Asia i beleive

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Thank krish862
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent insight into Mysore's progressive culture and the Royals who led with an open heart. A must see.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was under renovation. Not seen much from inside. Outside the decoration was good. not much to see.

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