St. Mark's Cathedral, Bengaluru

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#13 of 78 in Historic Sites in Bengaluru
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Admire the huge white edifice of St. Mark's Cathedral, an Anglican church in MacIver Town, and an oasis in the city surrounded by greenery. Inspired by the 17th-century St. Paul’s Cathedral, the structure features a wide dome but no belfry. and has a blend of military and clerical colonial heritage. The church was founded in 1808 as a garrison church for the British Army’s 77th Moplah Rifles, whose gilt colors and royal maces can be viewed inside the cathedral. The interior features a barrel vault ceiling supported by white pillars, and the church's pews can accommodate 700 people. The church has an organ and plaques commemorating those who perished in the Malabar rebellion, Carnatic Wars, and Bangalore Cantonment. Put St. Mark's Cathedral and other Bengaluru attractions into our Bengaluru trip planning tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I dropped in when walking by. A wedding was in preparation. The architecture is nice enough (British - not what you come to India for) but I was amazed by the light + the smell of 1000s of fresh...  more »
  • As an Anglican Christian, St. Mark's is where I worship when in Bangalore. This stunning heritage church built in 1808-1812, fills completely multiple times each Sunday, and was designed to reflect.....  more »
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  • It's a very beautiful church. I have visited once here and I feel very calm and good when I seat for few minutes inside the church. Very near to MG road, one can also go there by walking from the MG metro square. If you are around somewhere there then I must say you should visit this church once😊
  • One of the oldest and most beautiful cathedrals in Bangalore. Presbyterian worship services in English and Tamil, morning and evening on Sundays. Very well maintained worship area. The choir is really worth hearing.
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