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Church of our Lady of Velankanni

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Address: Shrine Basilica Vailankanni 611 111 | Nagapattinam District, Velankanni, India
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04365 : 263 423
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Heavenly Abode for Mother Mary's Devotees

Well. What can one say about this place? It's truly a place where all catholics who strongly believe in mother mary come to experience their prayers being answered by her... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sylvesterprabhu
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well. What can one say about this place? It's truly a place where all catholics who strongly believe in mother mary come to experience their prayers being answered by her intercession to the Lord Jesus Christ. Miracles did happen and do happen to everyone who strongly believe in her. Set in the sea shores of Vailankanni, this magnificent church is... More 

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents hadn't had children for 12 years until a relative reminded my mum that Our lady of Good Health aka Our lady of Velankani granted favours especially if you support it with a promise to help others in need. My parents (in a time of pre IVF and being good Catholic) made the promise. My mum was told me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good to spent time with Our Lady...personal prayer and meditate....its all about prayer and mother...such a scared place

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Thank A. R
Kochi , India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of most the Holiest place in India for Christians. When you enter the Church. .you feel that you are entering a holy place. .the Mother Mary bless you when ever you are there. .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Quite neatly organised. People are helpful, plenty of parking space, and the place us neat.. could see quite a few options for stay at the church premises...

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Ahmedabad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had gone to Vellankanni 10 years back...However, I visited in December 2016. For people who have never come to Velankanni, please note... never travel during April, May, June... which are the hottest months. It's always hot in Velankanni. But if you visit during November, December...you can bear the heat. The heat and humidity during the summers are so harsh... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

VELANKANNI church is one of the famous church in the whole world & the most famous in India.All type of people visit here tourist's & pilgrims from all religion, cast visit here for blessings.And in most cases people experienced their wish come true after praying here.And me to have experienced the same in my life.

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Thank Riggins T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

There are 3 churches , the main church wall is made out of milky white, which make it more attractive, not only Catholic even other also welcome here, people give there hair as in Tirupati Tempe, have peace get blessed.there is a beach to visit.

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Thank maushami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

good place to visit, lot of churches, well connected by roads. safe at night as well. one must visit at least once

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Vagamon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The church is a very big pilgrimage place of Christians and has good places to stay and the location on the sea gives a wonderful experience

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