The Church Of Sacred Heart Of Jesus is one of the most famous and important churches in Pondicherry. The church has been designed in accordance with the Gothic style of architecture and attracts numerous visitors throughout the year. One of the most striking and easily noticeable features of this church is the stained glass windows which depict the life and times of Jesus Christ. The church is a place that provides the visitor an aura of peace and tranquility.
The first mass in the church was held on the 17th of December 1907. The parish surrounding the church was established in the year 1908. The church recently celebrated its centenary in the year 2008.