St. Philomena's Cathedral - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
About St. Philomena's Cathedral
Recognized as the second tallest church of Asia. One of the important historical sites in Mysore. The church is beautiful and one of the most distinctive landmarks of the city.
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Rail Museum Mysuru
1.71km from St. Philomena's Cathedral
The Mysore rail museum is the second of its kind in India, right after the national railways' museum of Delhi. the museum mainly depicts the journey and the development of the Indian railways through the opulent collection of photographs and the various other items.
1.8km from St. Philomena's Cathedral
Mysore Palace is a historical palace and the Royal residence of the Wodayar Dynasty. Now one of the most famous tourist attraction in India after Tajmahal.
Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And Auditorium
1.83km from St. Philomena's Cathedral
A magnificent palace adding the royal grandeur of this city of Palace, Mysore is the Jaganmohan Palace. During the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, this palace with its three stories has been converted into an art gallery, named as Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, displaying a rich collection of paintings by various known artists.
Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
2.19km from St. Philomena's Cathedral
One of the best and huge Zoological gardens in India. Maharaja Chamaraja Wodayar establised this zoo in the year of 1892 for the Royals. Furthermore after the attainment of freeedom, it was handed over to the department of parks and gardens of the state government.
2.63km from St. Philomena's Cathedral
This lake was built as a percolation tank by the Mysore king, to serve as a drinking water source for the residents. Now the lake is part of the Mysore Zoo.
3.25km from St. Philomena's Cathedral
Spread over around 58 hectares with a shoreline of roughly five kilometers in Manasagangothri. It is a J shaped lake constructed in 1864, the lakes was the brainchild of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar.
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What Visitors Say About St. Philomena's Cathedral
A cool lookin church in Neo Gothic style. It is one of the tsllest churches in Asia and is inspired by the Cologne Cathedral architecture. In addition to the large decorated halls of the church, visitors also has access to the crypts beneath. Photography is banned in most of the interior though.