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Religious spots in Nagaland


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Religious spots in Nagaland

Nagaland, one of the seven north eastern states is a Christian predominant religion. 90.02 % of the people here are Christians. Nagaland is counted one of the top most Christian majority states in India along with Meghalaya and Mizoram. Churches are present at many places in Nagaland including Kohima, Dimapur and Mokokchung with Wokha and Kohima having a significant population of Christians. Hinduism and Islam occupies 7.7 % and 1.8 % respectively. A very old indigenous religion is followed by a very small number of people in Nagaland known as the Heraka. It is primarily found amongst the Zeliangrong tribe. Religious places can be found all over Nagaland though the number of church is the highest.

Catholic Cathedral, Kohima

It is one of the primary tourist attractions in Nagaland. The Kohima Catholic cathedral is located in the Aradura Hills. One of the biggest cathedrals in all of Northeast, the Kohima cathedral is a piece of creative art whose interiors and architecture are worth seeing. The capacity of the church is also very high 3000 sitting and 1500 standing capacity.

Catholic Cathedral, Kohima

Spirit of Faith Church

The Spirit of Faith Church is a popular destination in Nagaland located in Dimapur. The services in the church are conducted both in English as well as local language. Number of people attending Sunday Church here goes to around 750 apart from the Saturday teenage meet attended by 100 young boys and girls.

Spirit of Faith Church
Nagarjan Road,
Kuda Village
Nagaland 797112
Tel: +91 3862 231-588

Spirit of Faith Church

Mizo Church, Peren

Traditional prayers and other ceremonies are held in this church located in Peren. It is a small local church where the people offer their prayers to the holy Lord.

Ao Baptist Church, Dimapur

The Ao Baptist church in Dimapur is another local church in Dimapur attended by the locals as well as tourists coming from afar. With eight other fellowship churches associated with it, the Ao Baptist church is under the Nagaland Baptist church council. The church has a huge prayer hall to accommodate as many devotees as possible.

Ao Baptist Church, Dimapur

Shiva Temple, Dimapur

A sacred hindu holy place in Singrijan Village, Dimapur, the Shiva temple is a religious destination in Nagaland. The festivals of Lord Shiva is celebrated with great grandeur here.

WTBC Saron Sector Church

Village Baptist Church

Village Baptist Church

Sumi Baptist Church

Catholic Cathedral Church
Aradhurah Hill

Apart from these, the other religious places in Nagaland are:
  • St. Paul’s Church, Pungro
  • Lotha Baptist Church, Dimapur
  • Baptist Church, Wokha
  • Baptist Church, Pungro
  • Baptist Church, Ungma
  • Baptist Church, Longkhum
  • Ao Baptist Church, Mokokchung
  • Kohima Lotha Baptist Church
  • Amiphoto Prayer Church
  • Sumi B Church
  • Chakhesang Baptist Church
  • Sumi Town Baptist Church
  • Lotha Baptist Church
  • Angami Church
  • Khuzama Baptist Church
  • Khuzama Catholic Church
  • St Peter Catholic Church
  • Sangtam Baptist Church
  • Lozaphuhu Baptist Church
  • Chedema Baptist Church
  • Zungti Church
  • Alichan Church
  • Tuli Lenden Baptist Church
  • Aitlenden Church
  • Khonoma Bapist Church
  • Kumlong Baptist Church
  • Alempang Baptist Church
  • Chang Baptist Church
  • Sangtam Church
  • Rosking Church
  • Union Baptist Church
  • St Francis De Sales Parish
  • Chakhesang Baptist Church
  • Baptist Mission Church
  • Christian Revival Church
  • Khedi Baptist Church
  • Nepali Baptist Church
  • Mt Tabor Retreat Centre
  • Angami Church
  • Zeme Baptist Church
  • Sangtam Baptist Church
  • Rongmei Baptist Church
  • Revival Church
  • Rengma Bapist Church
  • Nepali Mandir
  • Lerie Baptist Church
  • Durgabari Mandir
  • Christ King Parish
  • Cathedral Of Reconciliation

Did You Know?

  • Nagaland is considered to be the only predominantly Baptist state in the world.
  • The tallest crucifix in India is in Kohima Catholic Cathedral.

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