Bangalore Old Church

Bike trip Bangalore old historical Church

Man & Machine: Samaresh Biswal & Bajaj CT 100

Total distance: 89 Km

Church visited:

  1. Wesley English Church (Promenade Road, 1888)
  2. St Francis Xavier Cathedral (St John road 1932)
  3. St John’s Church, St John Road,1853
  4. St Mary’s Basilica, Shivajinagar,1803
  5. St. Andrews (Cubbon Road, 1867)
  6. St. Mark’s Basilica (M.G. Road, 1808)
  7. St Patricks Church Residency Road 1841
  8. East Parade Church (Dickenson Road, 1862)
  9. Holy Trinity Church MG road 1848
  10. Memorial Church Whitefield 1886
  11. Sacred Heart Church, Ashok Nagar,1867

12.  All Saints Church, Richmond Road,1869

13.  St. Luke’s Church(Fort, 1830)

14.  St. Joseph’s Church(Briand Square, 1857)

15.   Hudson Memorial Church (1904).

Album link: http://picasaweb.google.co.in/samareshbiswal/Church#

Stardate: [-28] 03350.00

Camera: Sony cyber shot 10MP

On my quest of knowing a little more about the place that I call home I went in search of old historical Church which are part of this bustling settlement .As it  is home to a number of historic and extremely impressive cathedrals, basilicas, chapels and churches, which are important architectural symbols and landmarks of the city& these churches belong to diverse Christian communities, such as the Roman Catholic Church, the ancient Syrian Church , the Mar Thomas Church, Protestants from the Church of South India (which includes Anglicans, Lutherans etc…I visited 15 of the old churches .

Wesley English Church (Promenade Road, 1888)

Wesley English Church (Promenade Road, 1888)

St Francis Xavier Cathedral (St John road 1932)

St Francis Xavier Cathedral (St John road 1932)

St John’s Church, St John Road,1853

St John’s Church, St John Road,1853

St Mary's Basilica, Shivajinagar,1803

St Mary’s Basilica, Shivajinagar,1803

St. Andrews (Cubbon Road, 1867)

St. Andrews (Cubbon Road, 1867)

St. Mark's Basilica (M.G. Road, 1808)

St. Mark’s Basilica (M.G. Road, 1808)

St Patricks Church Residency Road 1841

St Patricks Church Residency Road 1841

East Parade Church (Dickenson Road, 1862)

East Parade Church (Dickenson Road, 1862)

Holy Trinity Church MG road 1848

Holy Trinity Church MG road 1848

Memorial Church Whitefield 1886

Memorial Church Whitefield 1886

Sacred Heart Church, Ashok Nagar,1867

Sacred Heart Church, Ashok Nagar,1867

All Saints Church, Richmond Road,1869

All Saints Church, Richmond Road,1869

St. Luke's (Fort, 1830)

St. Luke’s (Fort, 1830)

St. Joseph's (Briand Square, 1857)

St. Joseph’s (Briand Square, 1857)

Hudson Memorial Church (1904).

Hudson Memorial Church (1904).

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22 thoughts on “Bangalore Old Church

  1. jayaram

    Nice ride and nice discovery, its good to see old churches in the new bangalore. Keep writing , riding and giving us knowledge.

  2. Manas

    Hey wonderful pics da….looks like u gt ur quest….loved d pics…k tnx 4 d update.

  3. nice pics! like your thirst to know all about bangalore 🙂 keep riding and keep writing!

    Cheers!
    LJ

  4. prabul

    Nice stuff…keep it up

  5. SUJATHA

    nice pics………… but hw cud u miss out “INFANT JESUS CHURCH”………………..

  6. Shobhan

    Hello,
    It was so nice and adventurous to see ur travel by bike. I just wanted an info from you, i hope u can answer as i guess u love to travel by bike to new places, so i do. I want to know do I need a special permission for my bike from RTO if am tripping to Chennai from Bangalore? or the original papers with all india driving license is enough?….please let me know as i am planning to move next week, but i am confused regarding it as many persons giving many suggestion.

  7. Anshuman

    I like your passion of exploring.Keep it up and keep updating us with you collection. Cheers :).

  8. Rameswari

    Churches r really beautiful!!!! no words left 2 pen down. I wish i could b wid u 2 see those wonderful places.

  9. A great list to do !

    Pls do tell us more about your trip.

    Was it done in a single day, how much time you could spend at each church and how much time you needed to research on the subject before going ?

    I have recommended this post to BB and shared it on my reader as well. 🙂

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  11. A neat collection. I like those quaint old churches.
    This post brought back memories of December 24, 2009 in Bangalore when I visited 4 and 7 in your list. The St Mary’s Basilica, Shivajinagar in the morning and St Patrick’s Church, Residency Road, twice – in the afternoon and for the Christmas night mass.

    • samareshbiswal

      thnks celine do let me know whn u ar in blore i will show u all of th rest

  12. Mickey

    Lovely post bro. I so wanna visit these wonderful churches, just love their old world charm. Keep up the great work.

    • samareshbiswal

      sure promise nxt time u ar in town i will show my namma bengaluru old churches & also numbers of good old eating place

  13. Robert Brian Rose

    Please help me to find the All Saints Church in Bangalore this is for my husband he itrying to get his birth documents from tis church was born in 1951 Febuary 19th please contact me as soon as possible my no is 9819401851 mail id is rose.debra@rediffmail.com

  14. John

    Hi,

    Could you please let me know the churches outside Bangalore starting from old madras road i.e, K.R.puram upto 120 kms.

    I am just looking for an very old church(broken church), which is located at shettyhalli or shettihalli, i do not remember the church name, but it was published in news paper in 2008, which month no idea, its mentioned that 30kms from k.r.puram.

    Thanks

    • samareshbiswal

      i hav no idea regarding KR puram but thr is a broken church near hiryur dam near hassan

  15. vasanth

    Around KR puram there are number of churches. please note down

    1. Our lady of Perpetual church – Akash Nagar
    2. Holy Famil church – Ramamurthy Nagar
    3. Vincent palloti church – Banaswadi
    4. St. Antonys Church – TC palya
    5. Fatima church – Hosakote
    6. Lourdes church – Seeghehalli

    • samareshbiswal

      hi vasanth , thnks 4 th updated church list my query is ar th church list u hav given are more than 100 yr old?

  16. Kasturi. K

    Hi,

    Samaresh Biswal

    Good Work……. May God Bless U 🙂

    Regards,

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