St. Aloysius Chapel
P B No 720, P, B 720, St Aloysius College Rd, Kodailbail, Mangalore, Karnataka 575003, India
About St. Aloysius Chapel
Built by Jesuit Missionaries in 1880 and its interiors painted by the Italian Jesuit Antonio Moscheni in 1899. The interior of the chapel is decorated with paintings that cover almost all of the walls, which is unusual in chapels in India. The paintings are preserved by the trust of the arts and cultural heritage which maintains and restores all historic artifacts.
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