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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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“holy place” (21 reviews)
“peaceful place” (10 reviews)
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611 111 Shrine Basilica Vailankanni | Nagapattinam District, Velankanni, India
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04365 : 263 423
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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...

Thank santhoshCbe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank ss s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to visit for me and my family every year !!! A place to pray, relax and unwind from the mad world, since it was off season, the crowd was less so had a lovely time and could move around all places with...More

Thank Sera08
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A Christian pilgrimage place where people of all faith and from all places especially south congregate all through the year. It's amazing to see various manifestations of faith, some tonsuring their heads, some crawling or walking on their knees for more than one kilometre ending...More

Thank jacobt517
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a grand church and immensely popular in this part of the world. People from all over the country make this pilgrimage. The place is clean but parking is a little far way and you have to walk. Plenty of shops and restaurants around....More

Thank SagarVS
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anupam b
11 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
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Vigineswary D
6 April 2017|
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Response from Sunanda B | Reviewed this property |
December is likely to be the nicest weather
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Wavid
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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
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