Cathedral Church of the Redemption, Delhi

Cathedral Church of the Redemption, Delhi

The Cathedral Church of the Redemption is located near the Parliament House in New Delhi. It was built in the early 1900s to meet the spiritual needs of English people. Henry Medd, a British architect designed this church in such a manner that it remains cool even during the hot summer months. Lord Irwin, the then Viceroy donated a silver cross to the Church, after he narrowly escaped an accident in 1929. He also gave a picture of Mary and infant Jesus to express his gratitude to God.

The exterior of the Cathedral Church looks normal. It has a simple roof made of red sandstone. However, the splendid interior of the church will take you by surprise. The eye-catching glass windows are very large and stained to filter sunlight. The delicate domes and gorgeously carved arches beautify the church and give it a magnificent ambiance. Mass prayers are held every morning and evening. You can feel the spiritual aura in this church.

Cathedral Church of redemption hosts innumerable concerts and festivals. Besides religious festivals, the church is also a hub for cultural programs. It has a choir by name the Capital City Minstrels. You can enjoy listening to the soothing choral music on religious occasions.

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Sight Name: Cathedral Church of the Redemption
Sight Location: Delhi, India (See walking tours in Delhi)
Sight Type: Religious
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