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Church of our Lady of Velankanni

611 111 Shrine Basilica Vailankanni | Nagapattinam District, Velankanni, India
04365 : 263 423
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611 111 Shrine Basilica Vailankanni | Nagapattinam District, Velankanni, India
04365 : 263 423
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the most emotionally beautiful experience on my trip to Velankanni. The shrine was rebuilt by the Portuguese sailors who were saved from a storm by Mother Mary. The Portuguese origins are evident from its blue ceramic tiled altar. However this shrine was built...More

Thank Priya Rani F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently visited this church with friends.It is one of the very famous church in south India and lot of people come over here every weekend.The church is very huge and all time some events will be happening there.Best time to visit is morning and...More

Thank rea2der
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its more like a tourist place. The whole velankanni looked holy. But here too much of noise, rush, chaos.

Thank Maran N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iam a regular visitor of Velankanni.Its one among the famous pilgrimage centre of Mother Mary(Mother of Jesus Christ).If you are a devotee of Mary,u will never find a better place than this.The positive vibes really purifies your negative elements..It's a place of infinite miracles and...More

Thank Tominjacob92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place where people like to visit apart from their religious view... People worship Mother (Annai velankkanni, on behalf of them... Enjoyed the beach...

1  Thank santhoshCbe
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This church is located in sea shore of Bay of Bengal. It's a pilgrim centre for Christian's having lots of crowded. Beach full of dust and garbage, they have to clean. Church is best so silent peacefully located. Roman Catholic people must visit this place.

Thank Samueljebaraj24
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful place mother Mary always blessing the peoples.. Good place in vailankanni... Excellent hotels is there

Thank ss s
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I went along with mother in August. The church was maintained very neatly. You get a pleasant feel inside the church

Thank Reetesh K
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Church was awesome! many churches inside which required more time to cover to see in detailing. you can see many pilgrimages who travel to this place across the country. Fabulous beach and Evening atmosphere is very good. Overall fantastic place for vacations who plan both

Thank Anandsagar I
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great church to be in. If you happen to be around that area, dont miss it. There are a bunch of churches in that area but this is the mail church and one shouldn't miss it.

Thank Andy663
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anupam b
12 October 2017|
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Response from Rohit S | Reviewed this property |
So many have responded and I add on to it. By Road - Personal cab - in case you wish to spend more. It is a 9 hour drive. Book it online. Also, by Bus - Overnight journey from Chennai. By Train, convenient and daily... More
Vigineswary D
6 April 2017|
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Response from Sunanda B | Reviewed this property |
December is likely to be the nicest weather
18 July 2015|
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Response from aranhaag | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I understand from Fr.Zacharias of the Shrine, that it is closed for renovation in the months of July and August 2015. For the festival period in September, the main Basilica will be kept open to devotees and after the... More