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Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health

Velankanni Centre | Nagapattinam district,Tamil Nadu, Velankanni 611111, India
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Newish church still undergoing renovations

Interesting place to visit, beware lots of walking to do. Pilgrims everywhere, and seems to be a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
albertsebastian
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Melbourne, Australia
Basilica of our Lady of Good Health

The beautiful portrait and statue of our Mother Mary with her child Jesus is the main attraction... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
kiranchris
via mobile
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“holy place” (11 reviews)
“old church” (8 reviews)
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Velankanni Centre | Nagapattinam district,Tamil Nadu, Velankanni 611111, India
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"different languages"
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"velankanni church"
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"beautiful church"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit, beware lots of walking to do. Pilgrims everywhere, and seems to be a little commercialised now with asking for donations for everything. Lots of history behind the multiple churches and shrines.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The beautiful portrait and statue of our Mother Mary with her child Jesus is the main attraction you could ever see in Velankanni only.

Thank kiranchris
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

You will receive any thing you ask with faith. Very very powerful Shrine. Only requirement is trust and faith.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and clean. Has abundant parking and many hotels to eat and stay. Visited at noon and hence was unbearably hot. Evenings are the ideal time to visit.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Pleasant in the evenings . The walk from main church to the basilica is worth it . The way of cross statues explains the stories well and it a good read and experience for children . We can engage them till we reach the basilica...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Many years of planning to visit this place of holy Mary Mother. Finally made it, but was confused when arrived there many Church and white buildings in all direction. Best time to visit is early morning to avoid the heat. People of all ages do...More

1  Thank segar s
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is must visit place in every Christian's life in India, especially during the Lent season & being there on a Saturday for the Novena's is very pacifying

Thank Jason D
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Velankanni Shrine Basilica celebrates its annual ‘Arokkaiyamatha Festival’ for ten days from 29th August to 8th September. 8th September is the hallowed day celebrated as the ‘Feast of the Nativity of Mary’ which commemorates the safe landing of the Portuguese Sailors at the Velankanni...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Holy place with lots of history attached to it. Listed behind old church and must visit in Chennai. Holy mass is on 10th of every month

Thank Umang A
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We were so happy to visit this holy place. Our third visit to this holy miraculous place. It was amazing to see this church.It was a blessing we got to visit here.

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