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611 111 Shrine Basilica Vailankanni | Nagapattinam District, Velankanni, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful church building in Honour of Mother Mary Building by Portuguese and reconstructed and over the year, has become a tourist attraction for people and devotees all over the world...

Thank RayniM2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique building. Looks a bit like an Indian temple from the exterior. But it’s a church. Interesting ramps leading up to the church hall at the 2nd storey. Nice interior.

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Velankanni matha is very power full god, all religion people use to visit this temple. very near to beach.

Thank Dinesh A
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Church is believed to be built progressively based on multiple miracles over a course of time and is visited by folks of different beliefs too. Architecture is just awesome and the story behind the church will give you goosebumps.

Thank JohnnyRozario
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Me & my friend went to velankanni we enjoyed a lot the only thing is there is no time for more time in all the place we spend only half day .but next time when we will come spean more time in each places

Thank Arockia I
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The way of asking is a art when I ask from mother Mary. The changing point in my life I like the church well and the surrounding with the vellankanni names also the very nice meals and coffee. Also I lost my mobile phone in...More

1  Thank Onasius F
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent housing keeping service at SEAGATE RESORT VELANKANI by Supervisor, Ms Pushpa. Dedicated and hardworking team lead by Pushpa to maintain cleanliness and hygiene. Keep it up.

Thank Rachu12345
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The Church is on the Sea front. The faith is immense. People from all religions come here. There is a place where people from all ages walk on there knees. The place gives you so much peace.

1  Thank Mudhit G
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Good visit but as the church was under renovation, couldn't see much. You have to walk a lot. Need to break the trips. There are 4 churches in the shape of an cross. One basilica, one minor basilica and two small churches. Not much to...More

Thank SajiT22
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The main church in Velankanni has miraculous power, when the tsunami hit, this church and all the people in it were saved. I have also had experience of several miracles in my life. It happened, when I saw a girl tying a yellow thread on...More

1  Thank Meena-Travel-Desk
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Dsilva07
21 August 2018|
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Response from SachuChachu | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are many such services from trichy airport. Taxi can be booked through reputed taxi services such as fasttrack, uber etc or counter available at the airport itself.
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rogerdevadas
20 December 2017|
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Response from Hilarian_Felix | Reviewed this property |
taxi counter is not inside the Airport it is outside the airport, just as you walk out of the main entrance of the airport you will see prepaid taxi counter and cab operators counter.
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rogerdevadas
18 December 2017|
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Response from Samueljebaraj24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a Taxi booth available in Trichy Airport, lot of taxi available there. you can hire from airport to velankanni,it about 156km takes 3hours to reach velankanni. Happy journey.
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