World Famous Medak Church
Dioces of Medak Church
Medak church is world famous. It is the largest church in all of Telangana. The Medak diocese is the single largest diocese in Asia and the second in the world after the Vatican.
The history of this church began in the year 1896, Rev. Charles Walker Posnett visited Medak and built a bungalow thereby staying in dock bungalow. Medak did not have railway connectivity those days. He traveled to Medak from Hyderabad on horseback. Posnett could do it in a day. There were about two hundred Christians in the Medak area. When he came to Medak, there was a small tiled house which was the place of worship.
The Medak Church design reflects a deep influence of the Gothic revival style. Six different colors of mosaic tiles, imported from Britain, grace its walls. Its flooring has been laid by Italian masons brought in from Bombay. The whole structure rests on massive gray stone pillars.
The Medak Church witnesses huge footfalls of devotees during Christmas who throng to its portals even from neighbouring states like Karnataka and Maharashtra. The beauty of the church is further enhanced with the Christmas celebrations as it lights up to celebrate the birth of the Lord. The Medak Cathedral is an intrinsic part of Medak History and culture and should be a must see for every tourist. Every year thousands of Tourists and devotees visit this place. One has to visit this known Telangana Tourist Place to feel the significance of Medak Cathedral.
Medak Church Price: Free
Medak Church Atrractions
1. Medak Fort
2. Pocharam Dam & wildlife Sanctuary
3. Singur Dam
Here are Medak Cathedral Church Timings:
|Monday||7 Am – 1 Pm and 2 Pm to 6 Pm|
|Tuesday||7 Am – 1 Pm and 2 Pm to 6 Pm|
|Wednesday||7 Am – 1 Pm and 2 Pm to 6 Pm|
|Thursday||7 Am – 1 Pm and 2 Pm to 6 Pm|
|Friday||7 Am – 1 Pm and 2 Pm to 6 Pm|
|Saturday||7 Am – 1 Pm and 2 Pm to 6 Pm|
Morning service: 7 Am
General Service: 9.30 Am
How to Reach Medak Cathedral Church
By Air :
Nearest Airport: Hyderabad - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (106 Kms)
By Train :
Nearest Train Station: Wadiaram (26 Kms)
Kamareddy Railway Station (48 Kms)
By Bus :
Nearest Bus Station: Medak Bus Station (0 Kms)
Address: Cathedral Compound, Mission Compound, Medak, Medak, Telangana 502110, India .