Christ Church, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

The Christ Church in Kasauli hill station of Himachal Pradesh is a really beautiful architecture of the British India times. The Christ Church was said to be established on 25th July, 1853 making it the oldest church in the whole state of Himachal Pradesh. It was established by Chaplain Thomas John Edward Steel who was a graduate from Cambridge. The remarkable architecture of the Church belongs to the Gothic school of style. The paintings on the wall, the carvings everything is very detailed and blows our mind with its incredibility.

The Christ Church is dedicated to St Francis and St Barnabas. The interesting part of the church is the sundial in front. The sundial still shows the time accurately as one stands in front of it and sees the shadow of the sundial falling into the angles of the watch. The statues of Jesus along with Joseph and Mary are quite remarkable too. The stained and painted glass windows create a wondrous illusion as one enters the Christ church on a sunny morning. It is said that all the stained glasses were specially imported from England. On close observation of the graveyard one could understand that most of the tombstone date back to 1850s, which means it was quite popular at that time.

The best time to visit any site in a hill station is the summer time, however, one can also visit it during the winters for gorgeous snow scenery. Hence, it is best to visit between the months of November-May.

Timings

Christ Church open at 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Best Time to Visit

November to May

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