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Cantonment Church Tower - Things to Know Before Visiting

Gahoon Vihar, Karnal, Haryana 132001, India

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About Cantonment Church Tower

The Cantonment Church Tower is a church tower in the Karnal city of Haryana, India. It is a historical religious shrine in Karnal. It stands near National Highway 1 of India. It has been declared as a historical monument by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. It was the tower of St. James' Church, Karnal, dedicated to St. James, one of the disciples of Jesus Christ. The tower is 35 m tall and is surmounted by an ornamental cross.


Attractions Near Cantonment Church Tower

Karna Lake
Karna Lake4.34km from Cantonment Church Tower

Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karnal district of Haryana. It is located at a distance of 125 km from both Chandigarh and Delhi, thus serving as a midway halt while traveling between the two cities on the famous Grand Trunk Road. Folklore has it that Karna, a famous character from Indian history, who played a major role in the war of Mahabharat, used to bathe in this lake.

Brahma Sarovar
Brahma Sarovar32.23km from Cantonment Church Tower

Brahma Sarovar is an ancient water pool sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, in the state of Haryana in North India. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity. Most religious sites have water pools or sarovar in or near the Hindu temple and Sikh gurdwara. The Hindu genealogy registers at Kurukshetra, Haryana are kept here.

Pipli Zoo
Pipli Zoo32.27km from Cantonment Church Tower

Established in 1982, Pipli Zoo houses various species of animals over an area of 25 acres of land. The zoo also has a black buck breeding centre and is a famous picnic spot for the animal lovers.

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre
Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre32.4km from Cantonment Church Tower

Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre is a unique Centre that combines science with religion. The main attraction of the Centre is a life-like panorama of the epic battle of Kurukshetra that showcases Mahabharata war with scientific explanations justifying every episode in the war. The magnificent two-storied building of the Centre has cylindrical walls. The Centre has an interesting exhibition called 'India: A Heritage in Science, Technology and Culture.

Sannihit Sarovar
Sannihit Sarovar32.44km from Cantonment Church Tower

Believed to be the permanent abode of Lord Vishnu, Sannihit Sarovar is situated at a distance of 3 kms. from Kurukshetra on Pehowa Road. It is supposed that entire range of Tirthas assembles here on the day of Amavasya and as per the legends, if a man performs Shradhs at the time of solar eclipse and takes bath in this tank, he acquires the fruit of 1000 Ashwamedh sacrifices.

Dharohar, Haryana Cultural Museum, KUK
Dharohar, Haryana Cultural Museum, KUK32.67km from Cantonment Church Tower

This museum was set up by Kurukshetra University inside the university campus, in its golden jubilee year, to showcase the matchless cultural, architectural and archaeological heritage of Haryana. It truly makes a visitor feel in a typical Haryanvi village through its dioramas and other exhibits that one would literally like to live there for a couple of days.

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Karnal district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in northern India. Karnal city is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is one of the 22 Districts which constitutes the National Capital Region (NCR) of India.

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