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St. John's Church, Vellore

St. John's Church is a renowned Anglican church in Vellore. This church stands in the complex of Vellore Fort and is built in the English Gothic style of architecture. It is the oldest church of Vellore Diocese in the city. It has an interesting history related to its past and a lot of people visit the church to know about it. The interiors of St. John's Church are beautifully decorated and on the main worship wall, an amazing idol of Jesus on the cross can be seen. People visit this church on a daily basis, especially on Sundays for participating in the special prayers.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) St. John's Church is the oldest Anglican church of Vellore Diocese in the city of Vellore
2) It is built in the English Gothic style of architecture that makes it different from the other churches in the city
3) The present-day structure of this church came into existence after several reconstructions. Major C.G Ottley was the architect of the new structure and was paid a remuneration of 500 INR by the government of Madras
4) The festivals like Christmas, Good Friday, Easter, The feast of Our Lady, and the feasts of other Christians saints are celebrated here

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Since St. John's Church is a religious site in Vellore, it welcomes the devotees of all faiths each day. The increase in the footfall can be seen during the festive season and the feasts mentioned above.

 

Reaching There:-
St. John's Church has a well-established network of the roadways as well as railways. By hiring the service of the local bus or taxi, an individual can reach this religious site comfortably.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Vellore Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Vellore Airport

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