St Joseph's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Hyderabad, India. It is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Hyderabad and one of the maximum beautiful church buildings of Hyderabad and Secunderabad towns of Telangana, India. Established in 1820 AD, the development of the present structure commenced in 1869 whilst Fr. Antonio Tagliabue of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, sold an in depth plot of land near Chaderghat, in what is now referred to as Gunfoundry so named for the ammunition centre built there by means of the Nizam of Hyderabad, to construct a faculty, a church and a convent.
Msgr. Pietro Caprotti, laid its foundation on 18 March 1870, the eve of the Solemnity of St. Joseph. Fr. Luigi Malberti, took charge in 1872 and finished the primary constructing, which was consecrated and opened for divine worship on Christmas Eve of 1875. Hyderabad became made a separate diocese in 1886 AD, and in a consistory held in 1887, Pope Leo XIII d St. Joseph's as the Cathedral of the diocese. It become increased as a 'Metropolitan See' archdiocese.