St. George's Cathedral

  • St. George's Cathedral - Chennai In Focus
  • St. George's Cathedral - Chennai In Focus
  • St. George's Cathedral - Chennai In Focus
  • St. George's Cathedral - Chennai In Focus

St. George’s Cathedral is a Christian cathedral in Chennai, India. St. George’s occupies an important place in the history of Christianity in India, as the Church of South India was inaugurated here on September 27, 1947. The Cathedral was packed to capacity and the big pandal outside held over 2000 people. It marked the breaking down of ecclesiastical barriers between Christians of various traditions.

The architecture of St. George’s Cathedral is remarkable for its tall spire, pillars, marble statues, mural tablets and memorials inside. The Cathedral is a piece of architectural grandeur resting on a tier of steps. The Governors of Fort St. George and their families worshipped here as also the Viceroys when they visited Madras.

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