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Beautiful, historical place

The basilica is an impressive building, beautifully restored. The church behind it is a more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Amazing architecture

The church is a marvel in stone and wooden panels. Ergonomically located the ancillary services and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kottayam, India
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Arthunkal, Alappuzha 688 530, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The basilica is an impressive building, beautifully restored. The church behind it is a more intimate, reflective place. Well worth seeing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank guevaratwins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is a marvel in stone and wooden panels. Ergonomically located the ancillary services and parking spaces are ideal for pilgrim or visitor

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joepurakel
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I love visiting churches with such historical background. the Arthunkal basilica original church was built in 15 century and stands just behind the main church. Its beautful and kept clean for visitors. a must visit site during your visit to alleppy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Prem_winsome
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The church has been renovated in just a few years and has been furnished beautifully. The grounds have also been maintained well and in case you are visiting at a time other than at the annual feast, youcan go about praying peacefully.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Densy D
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Known as the largest shrine of St Sebastian in the world, the church is in Arthunkal St. Andrew's Basilica and St. Sebastian's International Shrine in Arthunkal, Alappuzha district, Kerala, India, Constructed by Portuguese missionaries in the 16th century, it’s beautiful, holy, godly, blessed, serene and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mercy_Mike
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

St Andrew basalica , beautiful church in an beautiful place, we all like the best and great atmosphere

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

it was quite blissful to visit the church , quite massive & well maintianed for a peaceful prayer. Must visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shilpaajith
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Overall a beautiful experience. The serene atmosphere was very fulfilling. Many devotees come here to get their hopes fulfilled. The premises is very well maintained and well done up One improvement that can be taken up is provision of clean wash rooms for the devotees.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank surikallakuru
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This church near Cherthala is pretty old. The peaceful ambiance inside and lazy environment outside is enjoyable. You have a few shops for tea/coffee here.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ranjan B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Basilica will surely shower bliss on the visitors with its calm atmosphere and architecture. Arthunkal beach is also there near to the church.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sebin_T_Roy
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