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Details about Velankanni Church in Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu


Posted Date: 02-Jun-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Temples    
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This page Velankanni church in Tamil nadu India gives the complete information aboutVelankanni church is location, how to reach and prayer request.I have also added the detail of where to stay Velankanni church rooms facilities with address and phone number for further enquiry to conform your trip to Velankanni church.



Velankanni Church location


Known as the Lourdes of India, this prosperous town has developed as a great place of pilgrimage not only for the Roman Catholic Christians, but also to Hindus and Muslims. Velankanni church is located on the sea sore in Idyllic surroundings at the confluence of river Vellayan with sea. Velankanni church office is located very close to Vailankanni city bus stand. Velankanni Church is considered as one of the best Churches in Tamilnadu

Velankanni church in Tamil nadu


Velankanni church was started as a small shrine for Virgin Mary by some Portuguese sailors. It grew into prominence as Our Lady of Health or Arogya Matha. The present magnificent new church gives a majestic appearance. The structure has two lofty spores towering to a height of 25 metres. A minute statue of Virgin Marry wearing a crown of gold and precious stones and holding infant Jesus in her arms stands on the alter. A grand annual festival is celebrated from August 29th to September 8th every year on the birthday of Virgin Marry. Thousands of tourists assemble here for velankanni church prayer request and thanks giving offering.

Velankanni church timings: 5.00 a.m. morning to 9.00 p.m. evening.
Velankanni church in Tamil nadu is offering rooms for the devotes
Number Velankanni church rooms: 1620 rooms and 11 halls. More than 150 people accommodation are possible here.

Velankanni church Tamilnadu Address
Very Rev. Fr. P. Xavier
Rector
Shrine Basilica
Vailankanni 611 111
Nagapattinam District
Tamilnadu, INDIA.
Velankanni church phone numbers: 04365- 263 423
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