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Christ Church, Mussoorie

Situated near the bustling Mall Road in Mussoorie, Christ Church was established in 1836 and is believed to be the oldest church in the region. This is a perfect example of Gothic architecture and was built by the private donations of British residents. It is an amazing place to get a sneak peek into the life of Jesus Christ. The captivating and eye-catching interior of the church can leave anyone spellbound. With the backdrop of snow-capped mountains, Christ Church looks magnificent amidst pristine surroundings.

  • Location: Camel's Back, Mall Road, Mussoorie
  • Type of Destination: Seek blessings & Sightseeing
  • Timings: 7 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Entry Charges: Nil
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours

How to Reach Christ Church

Located near Kasmanda Palace in Mussoorie, Christ Church is situated within a walking distance from Mall Road. Mussoorie is easily accessible by road and tourists can board a bus from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, and Delhi to reach there. From the bus stand, you can hire an auto-rickshaw or taxi to reach Christ Church.

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is well-connected with the major cities and towns of the country. Dehradun railway station is the nearest railhead from where the church is situated at 33 km. The cabs and taxis are available to reach Mussoorie from the airport and railway station.

Best time to visit Christ Church

The best time to visit Christ Church is in the summer season when the climatic conditions remain moderate and comfortable for a sightseeing tour. During Sundays, special ceremonies occur at the church that makes the visit memorable and joyful. You can witness the glorious past of the Christ Church at its best while attending the ceremonies. The weather remains salubrious throughout the year due to which tourists can visit here any time of the year and enjoy their trip. 

Major Highlights of Christ Church

  • The beautiful stained-glass windows of the church depict the life story of Jesus Christ.
  • This church is adorned by the Gothic style of architecture.
  • The decorations and the instruments in the interior of the church date back to a century and are a spectacular sight.
  • The major attractions of the Church are an old bible and a musical instrument named William Hill Organ. The instrument doesn’t work now but brings the old-world appeal.
  • The view of the Doon Valley from the premises of the church is breathtaking.

Places to visit near Christ Church

Mussoorie is home to some of the most amazing tourist places that are being thrived by a large number of travelers. There is no dearth of the best places to visit near Christ Church which tourists can explore during their Mussoorie trip. Some of the popular destinations near Christ Church are:

  • Mall Road
  • Camel Rock Viewpoint
  • Mussoorie Waterfall
  • Landour Clock Tower
  • Company Garden
  • Bhatta Falls
  • Mossy Falls
  • Kempty Falls

Places to Stay near Christ Church

Situated above Mall Road in Mussoorie, Christ Church is a popular tourist place among families, kids, and couples. There are numerous accommodation options near Christ Church where tourists can stay and enjoy their Mussoorie trip. Some of the best places to stay near Christ Church are:

  • Club Mahindra, Mussoorie
  • Sterling, Mussoorie
  • Royal Orchid Fort Resort, Mussoorie
  • Hotel Vishnu Palace, Mussoorie
  • Hotel Crystal Palace, Mussoorie
  • Hotel La Casa by Aashna, Mussoorie