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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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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...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

The legendary Velankanni Church beckoned us during our recent visit to Chennai. The bus journey to Velankanni,130 kms. away from Chidambaram; was akin to a Pune-Mumbai trip. As we left behind the magnificent mangroves of Chidambaram, we passed by green fields, coconut groves and devoured the breath-taking scenery, awe-struck. The dazzling blue ocean on both sides of the highway and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

It's a must church to visit. It gives you a very pleasant time meditation. It's walking distance from the town and vpn hotel and sea gate. You have seven hotels to visit. You must walk to see all churches.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

It is very holly place. we find good accommodation facilities there. the church is near to sea. there we get many sea food items for affordable price.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

i went to this holy place in summer.full suffocation even in the morning.but the lady of good health wearing a saree.full crowd in and around this church.

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