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Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health

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Address: Velankanni Centre | Nagapattinam district,Tamil Nadu, Velankanni 611111, India
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09:00 - 19:00
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This is the first time I am visiting this excellent place of worship, though i am an HINDU. Devotees of various religions pray here as there is no restriction which is found in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Chennai, India
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369 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the first time I am visiting this excellent place of worship, though i am an HINDU. Devotees of various religions pray here as there is no restriction which is found in the hindu temples. The ideal time to worship, I think, is the evening time when you can enjoy the beauty of the church with the silhouette of... More 

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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337 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the good example for the nice architect. As most of the them loved white, the outlook is awesome. If you want to spare more time, plan normal days when no festival crossing.

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Thank grajesh
Malaysia
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on business trip here, and locals brought us to visit this beautiful church during night time after our work hours. Nice architecture work, very grand and nice church. We were told the original chapel was just a small one which is currently still situated directly opposite this large white church. There were still many visitors at night, and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This basilica has got it legacy which dates back to many years. It used to be the main pilgrim spot for cathoolics since long time. I used to visit Velankanni every year once during Feb- March time which I feel the best time to visit when you will see comparitively less crowd as the schools will still be open. Once... More 

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Thank Bibin M A
Chennai, India
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

You go to velankanni, spend some time there, you will feel good. Mother mary will help us. Excellent coordination on all masses and all other activities

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guwahati
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Must visit place in Velankanni. The church complex is huge but very well maintained. Quite a few options to stay in the church complex for Christians. Safe during night time also.

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Thank 478ankurb
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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494 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

When you stop at Velankanni to visit the Basilica, be sure to roam around this beautiful pilgrimage site and visit the other chapels and shrines. Well worth a stop.

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Thank Retirada
Chennai, India
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

I come to this Shrine every year its the promise I made .. for the wonderful experience Our Lady showed .

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Thank Ashley351
India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The church invites huge numbers of people every year. People from all faiths visit and this is where "good health" is granted. It was in the process of undergoing repairs and was pristine white with a new coat of paint. It is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

As one of the famous church in the world & important one in India we visit here occasionally for pilgrimage, but the place is good for tourists too.

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