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Padres Santos Chapel

Padres Santos Chapel, also known as the Martyrs Chapel, is a mausoleum chapel in Agra, built by Christian missionaries on a piece of land granted by Akbar. The chapel stands in the burial place known as the Martyr's Cemetery.

The name Padres Santos is derived from the Portuguese expression meaning the cemetery of the Priests. The chapel was a memorial to the Fathers who were martyred in 1633. Priests from various nations such as Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Holland and Italy are buried here.

Updated on 9th November, 2015
District: Agra
Location: Agra    


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