All Saints Cathedral, Allahabad

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The All Saints Cathedral, a famous church located at the crossing of two primary roads in Allahabad, is an exquisite gothic style building built by the British in the 19th century. A famous British architect – William Emerson who also designed the famous Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.

This elaborate structure can accommodate around 400 people at a time. The wide stairways and gothic style Victorian carvings reflect a style of architecture that flourished during the late medieval period. The church celebrates its anniversary on All Saints Day (1st Nov) of every year. Special prayers and festivities are arranged for the event. The cathedral is also known as ‘Patthar girja’ or the stone church.

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