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Tourist places in Velankanni Tamilnadu
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Velankanni is a holy place of worship that a famous church of worship which has a shrine of mother mary "the lady of sorrow".
Velankanni, Tamil Nadu
Velankanni, Tamil Nadu is one of the most
famous pilgrimages in Tamil Nadu. Velankanni is famous for the Roman Catholic Church in Tamil Nadu
. Velankanni city is dedicated to the "lady of health".
Location of Velankanni Taminadu
Velankanni, Tamil Nadu is situated along the shores of Bay of Bengal in the
Nagapattinam district, Tamilnadu
Places of Interest in Velankanni , Tamil Nadu
Roman Catholic Church in Velankanni Tamilnadu
It is believed that the
was established when the people there found the idle of mother Mary holding infant Jesus in her hand, while digging a well.
The Velankanni church has a shrine of "lady of sorrow" i.e. the sorrowing mother 'Mary' carries her son infant 'Jesus Christ'.
Museum in Velankanni
The museum here consists of all the offerings made by the devotees to the 'lady of health'. It s situated opposite to the Basilica.
Best season in Velankanni Tamilnadu
Velankanni is a place which can be visited throughout the year. Pilgrims from various parts of Tamilnadu visit here to offer their prayers to the 'virgin Mary'.
Every year on august 29th the people there celebrate the annual carnival of the church.
How to reach Velankanni, Tamil Nadu
How to reach Velankanni by Road
Bus services are available from various places in Tamilnadu to reach velankanni including Chennai, Pondicherry, Trichy, Kanyakumari, Thanjavur, etc.
How to reach Velankanni by Rail
About 12km from the Velankanni city is the Nagapattinam railway station which connects the major cities of Tamil Nadu including Chennai and Trichy.
How to reach Velankanni by Air
The airport nearer to the Velankanni city is in Trichy which is 165km from the city. Trichy airport is well connected to all National and International routes and stations aircrafts that fly to all major destinations across the world.
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