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The Sacred Heart Cathedral of Jesus in Tashkent (Catholic church)

There is one unique building in the Gothic style in the centre of Tashkent. Due to its good location in the city, it seems to rise a little above the ground.

The Sacred Heart Cathedral of Jesus, or as it is popularly called the Polish Church – is one of the first and the only Catholic church in Tashkent. The Cathedral belongs to the apostolic administration of Uzbekistan.

The construction of the Catholic Church in Tashkent was started in 1912.

In 1981, the Church building was declared as an architectural and historical monument of Uzbekistan.

On October 22, 2000, the building of the restored Cathedral was consecrated by the archbishop Marian Oles.

Nowadays, Sunday masses are held in the Church in three languages: English, Russian and Korean.

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