St Stephen Church was built in the year of 1829. It is the oldest church in the Nilgiris, Ooty. The huge wooden beams were taken from the palace of Tipu Sultan and were carried by the elephants. The church is nicely designed and is a beautiful place to spend some time in. The admission fee is free. The place remain open all days of week except Sunday at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM.