Christ Church

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Christ Church at the Ridge is the second oldest church in northern India constructed in 1846-1857. Designed by Colonel J. T. Boileau, the Church features a clock on the church tower that was put up in 1860. The porch along with the church was added in 1873.The church is visible from miles away. Its brass plaques and stained glass windows are an attraction that exhibit faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility. The fresco surrounding chapel window was designed by Rudyard Kipling's father, Lockwood Kipling.During the regime of the British, officials and laureates of the Raj residing at this town offered prayers at the church on Sundays. The church remains the only worship place for the Christian community in the region.Situated along with the Municipal Library, the church is open for every day services. The neo-Gothic cathedral is situated beside a mosque

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Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India

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