There are centuries old churches in Puducherry, with their imposing structure and artistic interiors. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is one of the old churches and is an important pilgrim centre, with a full house attendence of its services. It has been built in Gothic architectural style.
In the heart of White Town lies the French named Eglise de notre Dame des Anges (translates to Our Lady of Angels Church) built in Greco Roman style, by the French colonial rulers. It boasts of impressive colors, patterns and lights, and is a visual treat.