St.Joseph's Cathedral, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


St Joseph's Cathedral is a famous church in the city of Secunderabad and attracts many tourists all round the year. The five bells atop the structure of the church are considered sacred and also enhance the beauty of the cathedral.

St Joseph's Cathedral is a beautiful church in Secunderabad. Situated in the gun foundry region, it attracts a lot of tourists. Considered the best of all churches in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Cathedral of Saint Joseph was built in around 1860 A.D. The construction pattern of cathedral is based on elaborate Italian style of architecture.

Monument in the Middle of Church



The central hall in the St Joseph's Cathedral in Secunderabad is really huge and can accommodate as many as 500 people. The church highlights an imitation of the masterpiece of Michelangelo, 'Pieta'. The imitation is as good as the real painting.

The Blessed Bells



The open bell tower on the top of the St Joseph's Cathedral, Secunderabad holds as many as five big bells. The ringing of the huge church bells tells the time to the entire city. These bells had been brought all the way from Italy. They are specially tuned bells and are considered extremely sacred. It is believed that these bells are blessed and have the power to drive out all evil spirits from the place. These bells are rung also to announce and warn people against any impending storm or other natural calamities.

Location of St.Joseph's Cathedral, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


St. Joseph's Cathedral - Entry Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website

AddressAbids, Gun Foundry, Gun Foundry, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500001
Entry Fee :No entry fee
Timings :Visiting Hours - 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Official Websitewww.hyderabad.org.uk
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Nearest railway stationHyderabad decan railway station Junction




Last Updated on : May 26, 2015

     


     

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