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St. Mary's Forane Church

Champakulam, Alappuzha, India
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A very old church

A very old church built many many years ago. It's construction is with teak wood. The surroundings... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
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Very interesting

We stopped off to see this Church from our houseboat. It is a beautiful example of a large church... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Champakulam, Alappuzha, India
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A very old church built many many years ago. It's construction is with teak wood. The surroundings are neat and clean. It's visited by many from far and wide. There's ample parking space. The church can be reached by boat as well.

Thank Alleppeyian
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We stopped off to see this Church from our houseboat. It is a beautiful example of a large church. It has some beautiful features which are well worth the visit. It is also a very charming church and a peaceful place to think.

Thank alantineke
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very old Church, a Marian Pilgrim centre. The paintings here is very beautiful. The annual festival is very famous and thousands of people visit here.

Thank lovetravelonly
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I loved this old mostly wooden church, although the imitation of the Louvre in the back courtyard looks pretty hilarious! However what we appreciated most - its was meeting local cross maker Jacob and his assistant, it was great to see his workshop and to...More

Thank sig_vno
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This church is very good, pretty old according to the local people. The place was very calm and quiet when we went in the morning. The last supper carving at the side entrance very good. There are a couple of handicraft shops nearby, but somehow...More

Thank Mahesh A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ancient church situated in the banks of river built in traditional style. one hour journey from Kottayam

Thank HimaharshamVagamon
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited this church from our trip on the backwaters which made a good contrast between all things water bound. It is one of the oldest Catholic churches in India and is the mother church of most of the Catholic Syrian churches in this Allepuzah...More

Thank janeedington
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I have visited here just before 6 days .The church is located in Pulincunno, Alappy. If you are coming from alappuzha. You have to take a diversion to right from Pullikkuttumma Junction. Pallikkuttumma is in Alappuzha - Changanassery Highway. 3.3Kms from Pallikkuttumma to St.Mary's Forane...More

Thank Deepak B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

St. Mary's Forane Church is a very beautiful church and I was able to view the church on a rainy day and rain added more beauty to it. It is a big church and it is on the way to Tripunithura hill palace.

Thank Arun R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It literally at the heart of the town, despite that inside you will feel the tranquility. Very important relic of the catholic tradition is also kept in the church. It belongs to the traditional Sero Malabar (Indigenous) catholic church of Kerala which boasts of its...More

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Guys place ensure the history before writing blunders. How old is this church????
19 May 2016|
Response from slwityk | Reviewed this property |
if you had read all the reviews on Trip Advisor then you would know. GOOGLE IT!