St Mark's Cathedral - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Bangalore City Railway Station): 5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: Mahatma Gandhi Road

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 5 Kms from Bangalore City Railway Station, St. Mark's Cathedral is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Road. Built in 1812, the cathedral was further expanded and rebuilt in 1927.

This cream colored Cathedral has a beautiful colonial structure. It has a graceful dome over a semicircular chancel that transports the visitor virtually into peace. It is modeled on St.Paul's Cathedral of the 17th century. This cathedral was constructed keeping in mind the spiritual needs of army personnel and civilians who had moved in from Srirangapatna.
The walls of the cathedral portray beautiful pictures of Roman archers. It has the best maintained external bells. Its entrance has elaborate woodwork and ornate carvings.