Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, Cherrapunjee

4.1
#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in East Khasi Hills District
Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church is the oldest Presbyterian church in Meghalaya. Thomas Jones, one of the first Welsh missionaries in the Khasi hills, founded the church in 1846. The redbrick edifice with a white bell tower was restored after the great 1897 earthquake. Take a walk uphill to the graveyard for views of the area. Plan your Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cherrapunjee using our Cherrapunjee trip builder .
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  • Apart from the splendid natural beauty, Cherrapunji houses some of the monuments that add to its tourist value. The First Presbyterian Church (Nongsawlia Church) is one of them. It is the oldest churc...  more »
  • A massive church just next to the road supposedly one of the oldest in this area constructed by the missionaries.  more »
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