Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Pondicherry - 2020 (Photos & Reviews)

About Immaculate Conception Cathedral

About the Place

This church is one of the most popular Pondicherry tourist places. Being 300 years old, It is regarded as the oldest site in Pondicherry. It is also known as “ Samba Kovil”. Here Kovil means church and samba stand for saint paul. This cathedral mother church is meant for Roman Catholics. In the front of this church, there is one statue of a lady and she is holding infant Jesus in her arms. This place has its own religious importance and it is regarded as a major tourist attractions in Pondicherry. The structure of the church is well-constructed with the beautiful exterior as well as interiors.


Immaculate Conception Cathedral,  which is one of the best places to visit in Pondicherry, is situated at Mission St., M.G road area.

Best Time To Visit

Travellers from all around the world visit this holy church whenever they travel to Pondicherry. 8 December marks the fest of this church and many people from neighboring states come to celebrate it.


Mass timings:

5:15 AM to 6:15 AM – Monday to Saturday

5 PM – Sunday

Distance From the Pondicherry Bus Stand

It is situated at a distance of 2.5 Km from Pondicherry bis station.

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