It is to be known that the churches in the state of Himachal Pradesh are chosen as the best structures existing in the state of Himachal Pradesh. These churches are top priority tourists attractions. National and international visitors flock this site. These edifices are worth a visitation.

The most important constructions are the churches in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Since the religion made a late entry, in the state of Himachal Pradesh after the exit of the English, the churches are less than 150 years old.

The hill- stations have tall churches, representations of the British Raj. These were summer retreats of the British. The next church of north India was also located in the state of the Himachal Pradesh.  Churches in the state of Himalaya Pradesh happen to be the principal visitor attraction of the state of Himachal Pradesh.

The main churches in H.P., are Christ Church, Kasauli Christ Church, Kasauli, Christ Church Shimla, St. John’s Church, Dalhousie, and St. Patrick’s Church.

Popular Churches in Himachal Pradesh


The Christ Church of Shimla

The Christ Church of Shimla is the second oldest edifice built in north India. The regal architecture and the clock gifted by Colonel Dumbleton. It is a principal attraction. Lockwood Kipling planned the windows. The students of his completed the task. The church is significant of the enriching legacy of Shimla.

St. Micheal’s Cathedral

This sanctuary in Shimla is constructed in accordance to the French-Gothic style. The outside is made out of grey stone.

Lord Ripon the then Viceroy, chose an area, for this church and christened it after his own name.

The statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Mexico is very popular among the tourists. The church has five altars shipped from Italy.

ChristChurch Kausali

This church is 19th century old, existing in the town of Kausali. This edifice belongs to the Anglican Communion. The arches are gothic in style, made perfectly, against the background of a shaded chestnut tree.

St. Andrew’s Church

Chamba makes an united forum in the state of Himachal Pradesh this religious edifice was operational from 1905. The church has simple and scarce decorations. It follows the Scottish Churches.

The St. John’s Church- Dalhousie

The St. John’s Church- Dalhousie is located round about 2 KM from the bus stand. It is the oldest church in the region of Dalhousie. The church is built in the Victorian style of architecture. It possesses a library of books and papers relative to the history of Dalhousie. The paintings in the church depicting the British period, is of great interest to the visitors.

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