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Nongsawlia Church

Nongsawlia Village, Sohra, Cherrapunjee, India
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Beautiful church in breathtaking surroundings

This church is located on the highway between Sohra and Shillong. The surroundings of this church... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
BasuAN
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
the Sohra dialect became the lingua-franca of the Khasis.

is about 2 kms south of Sohra, the place that the first Welsh Missionaries visited during the year... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
NITINPETHKAR
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Nagpur, India
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7 Nov 2017
“Beautiful church in breathtaking surroundings”
19 Mar 2017
“the Sohra dialect became the lingua-franca of the Khasis.”
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Nongsawlia Village, Sohra, Cherrapunjee, India
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This church is located on the highway between Sohra and Shillong. The surroundings of this church and the church itself is absolutely breathtaking. There is a graveyard on top of a hill from which you get magnificent views of the Nongsawlia area. The church is...More

Thank BasuAN
Reviewed 19 March 2017

is about 2 kms south of Sohra, the place that the first Welsh Missionaries visited during the year 1942. Their visit not only enriched the life of the locals, but Khasi Literature was also enriched by the invention of the Khasi Alphabet by Thomas Jones....More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This church gives you the feel of the early British times, it is a very old building , and gives us the feel of the good old times.

Thank vikasmadan100
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The oldest church in Meghalaya. Built in 1841 AD by the Welsh Missionaries who had settled in Sohra, it was destroyed in the great earthquake in 1897 AD but was again rebuilt. It recently celebrated its 175 year anniversary. Next to it lies a very...More

Thank karikor1
Reviewed 8 December 2015

On the way to Caves, this is on outskirt of Sohra. Suggests good missionary activity done more than 100 years ago and provides the reason why majority follows christian religion.

Thank MukeshDave
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