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Himachal Pradesh Places to see LORD ELGINS MEMORIAL


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Region : Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala

Special Characteristic : St.John's church inside portion contains the memorial.

Constructed In : 1860

After India's 1st war for independence, the Empress of India honor was dedicated to Queen Victoria.Lord Canning, the Prime minister had made this declaration and the title of Governor General was enhanced to India's Viceroy. During that time, Delhi's respected capital was Shimla, rest of the delightful spots got the unofficial support's complete quota over Himachal Pradesh`s hills like Sanawar, Dagshai, Shimla etc. the schools also got the elegant Gothic Cathedrals look along with glass windows, displaying various scenes of Jesus Christ's life and aged testament. Here you will also get to see the reproduced popular religious Sir Christopher Wren's Architecture he had constructed the St. Pauls within London and many other places.

If you travel for eight kilometers ahead from the village, you will get to see a very adorable and classic St. John church, this holy church includes a few window's that have expensive stained glass. One of the panels displays Christ, and St. John the Baptist . The location was Dharamsala where the Scottish peer, Lord Elgins Memorial and 8th viceroy all these people got success in achieving Lord Lansdowne during the year of 1896. The entire charm of the area along with mountains and lakes were loved by Lord he remember his native house that is located at beautiful Scotland wild, rugged and beautiful. He had not completed his term of 4 years, and suddenly he left this world on the place which he truly loved that is Dharamasala. He died during the year of 1862, before that he requested his followers to bury his body in St. John church, which is committed to supporter sage of Scotland, this holy structure was constructed during 1860. There is a monument within the church that was built in the honor of the Viceroy, he came to this place to rule over this region but he remained after his death also.

   
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