Asia's biggest Church, Sumi Baptist Church, Zunheboto in Nagaland will be inaugurated on Saturday. The height of the Church is such that no matter where you are in Zunheboto Town you will be able to it. The Church has a blue domain and white turrets. Sumi Baptist Church building is said to be one of the largest baptist church in North-east region as well as in Asia.
It was in 2004, that Architect Honoholi K Chishi-Zhimomi, of the firm akitektura, was commissioned to design the church.
“The church sanctuary features a comfortable seating with good viewing capability for 8000 church goers,” informs Architect Honoholi.
Here are are 10 facts about Asia's biggest Church, Sumi Baptist Church:
It was on May 5, 2007, the construction began.
The Church stands at the height of 1864.9m above sea level
More than 2000 workers have been issued Inner Line Permits in the past nine years to build the church.
The church’s bell—500 kg, 93% brass, 7% tin with a 1.5 km radial sound outreach—has been imported from Poland. Only the bell cost Rs. 15 Lakh
The egg shaped church has a seating capacity of 8,500 people.
It is located 26.1° N and 94.52″ E.
The dimensions of this building is: Length 203'ft, Breadth 153'ft, Height 166'ft
The plinth area of this Church is 23,73,476 Sq.ft.
The Architect of this building is M/s. Akitektura, Dimapur.
The Engineer of this Church is M/s. Map Project Services Pvt. Ltd Kolkata.