Photographer's Note

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Karachi, located near the Empress Market in Karachi, Pakistan.
The first church in Sindh (except for possibly one in Thatta) was initially built on the grounds of this cathedral in 1845, and was called St. Patrick’s Church. It was in April 1881 that the present cathedral was opened, since the Christian community grew in number, and the need for a larger place of worship became apparent. Despite the construction of the new building, the little church continued to function until it was destroyed by a storm in 1885.
The present-day cathedral is built in Gothic style; it measures 52 metres by 22 metres, and has the capacity to accommodate at least 1,500 worshippers at the same time. It was designed by three members of the Society of Jesus: Father Wagner, Brother Kluver and Brother Lau. ref: wikipedia

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  • Copyright: Moazzam Tariq (moazzamtariq) (19)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-12-02
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Camera: Nikon D40
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/25 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2012-02-02 15:28
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