Churches

The churches, l’Eglise de Notre dame de l’Immaculee Conception in rue des Missions Etrangeres, l’Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges in rue Dumas and l’Eglise de Sacre Coeur de Jesus in South Boulevards are famous for its magnificent architecture build by the French missionaries during the seventeenth and eighteenth century. Each church exhibits a different style of architecture viz. medieval Christian, Roman and Gothic respectively. L’Eglise de Notre Dame de l’Immaculee Conception was first built in 1692. This church took its present shape in 1791 after its destruction in 1761. The church of Notre Dame des Anges built was between 1851 and 1855. The cross shaped church of St. Francois d’Assie in Kurusukuppam was built in the year 1843. The Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges in Villianur is also very famous.

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