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St. Mary's Church

The St.Mary's Church at Secunderabad, Hyderabad is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the city. This fascinating Church was built in Indo-Gothic style and was sanctified in 1850.

The St.Mary's Church, dedicated to the revered Virgin Mary is a magnificent landmark in the city. It is praised for both its architectural excellence and incredible history. In the days when the church was the Vicariate of Hyderabad, it was widely known as St. Mary's Cathedral. The most striking features of this church are its curved arches and buttress. This unique church has its several side altars devoted to the saints. It has four bells brought all the way from Italy in the year 1901.The church represents the way of living and worship by the peace loving Christian community of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and is a testimony to the city's reputation as a multi-religious society. The premises of the Church are a delight to one's eyes during Christmas when the entire area is lit with bright lights. People from all faiths visit the Church for its architectural beauty and is considered a vital landmark from decades in Secunderabad region.