Bangalore, now known as Bengaluru, is the capital city of Karnataka. At an elevation of 900 metres, Bengaluru is the most elevated of all the major Indian cities. It lies on the Deccan Plateau. The multi-religious, cosmopolitan nature of the city is reflected by the large number of religious places that the city has, despite the comparatively small area.
The city has over 1000 Hindu temples, more than 500 Mosques. There are over 200 churches in Bangalore; in addition, there are 40 Jain Basadis, and 2 Buddhist temples, and 3 Gurudwaras. Despite being known as the ‘IT Capital of India’, Bengaluru has an eclectic mix of the modern as well as the traditional and spiritual.
Here are 15 of the most frequented, well-known, and beautiful churches in Bangalore that will give your vacation a spiritual sojourn. Make sure to visit any of these churches to gather the additional amount of serenity. These churches reflect Bangalore’s rich culture, and storied history.
St. Mark’s Cathedral – One Of The Oldest
Francis Xavier’s Cathedral – A Must Visit During Christmas
Holy Trinity Church – Unique In Its Architecture
St. Mary’s Basilica – With Gothic Architecture