St. Francis Church

St. Francis Church

  • Dalhousie
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • India

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St. Francis Church, Dalhousie Overview

St. Francis Church is a renowned ancient church in Dalhousie. It is a Catholic church that was built during the Colonial rule in India. This church is known for its architecture that is inspired by a church located in England. It was entirely built in the British style of architecture by the efforts of the army officials and locals. Presently, it is a prominent religious and tourist site in Dalhousie, visited by numerous tourists.

It Is Known For:-
1)    St. Francis Church is a huge crowd puller in Dalhousie because it is an ancient church in the hill station. It is inspired by the architecture of the church located in England.

2)    It is built in the English style of architecture. The exteriors of the church are studded with stones and bricks, whereas, the interiors are adorned with the intriguing frescoes and some biblical psalms.

3)    The main altar houses the idol of Jesus Christ on cross where the pilgrims gather to offer their prayers.

4)    The festivals like the Feast of Our Lady, Feast of St. Francis, Christmas, Easter, and Good Friday are celebrated here with a great zest.

Best Time To Visit:-
St. Francis Church is a famous church and is visited on a daily basis by the pilgrims and tourists. Each day is considered as auspicious for visiting the shrine. However, attending the Sunday Mass Prayers are attended by many. Try to be a part of it during your visit.

Watch Out!
If you’re in Dalhousie during Christmas, Easter, or Good Friday, do not miss out to be a part of the special prayers. These auspicious days invite countless pilgrims on a huge scale. Also, the Feast of Our Lady and the Feast of St. Francis is a festival when the needy are served with food. Be a part of it and help the needy.

Reaching There:-
Chamba is well-connected to Himachal Pradesh via roadways, railways, and airways. It can be reached easily by the interstate buses, express trains, and flights that operate from different cities of the state. Traveling within the city can be done via local transit that is available on a regular basis.

Nearest Railway Station:- Pathankot Railway Station
Nearest Airport:- Pathankot Airport

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