Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, Pondicherry

#3 of 15 in Historic Sites in Pondicherry
Church · Tourist Spot
Explore Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, a luminous church whose front faces the rising sun over the Bay of Bengal. The Capuchin Franciscan order had built three churches prior to this one, of which all were destroyed under somewhat political circumstances. The fourth model's foundation, engineered by Louis Guerre, was made of brickwork, sand, and lime mortar, so that huge walls and semi-circular arches could rise firm and tall. As you enter this place of worship, notice its little garden near the sea, where an armored statue of Joan of Arc stands in the middle. Inside, listen to choir music and absorb the calming atmosphere. Work out when and for how long to visit Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges and other Pondicherry attractions using our handy Pondicherry journey builder website.
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  • Must visit. It is in the lane behind the Promenade. Very serene and peaceful...lovely interior stained glass work....sit there for 5 min silently and find the mental peace right away.  more »
  • I had a deep sense of peace and calm in this church. It is open for visitors to walk in. Very beautiful interiors with its high dome blue ceiling.  more »
  • Very peaceful place. Looks like renovated exteriors. Very good place to have some peace of mind.
  • The place is very pretty and must visit. I really enjoyed the vibe of this place. It was very peaceful and must visit if in pondicherry
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