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Armenian Church

Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
+91 98402 50249
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beautiful church in the heart of the city

I read about the Armenian in one of the magazines and wanted to visit it during one of my trips... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ralph F
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
St Mary’s Armenian Orthodox Church.

St Mary’s Armenian Orthodox Church, beautiful, ancient oriental Orthodox Church located at Parrys... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
TSAMM21
via mobile
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Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
George Town/Parry’s Corner
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+91 98402 50249
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read about the Armenian in one of the magazines and wanted to visit it during one of my trips there. finally I decided to it on a Sunday morning in order to avoid traffic jams and that was a great idea. from the ITC...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

St Mary’s Armenian Orthodox Church, beautiful, ancient oriental Orthodox Church located at Parrys, Chennai.Lack of maintenance is visible in the annex buildings in the premises of Church. Garden is maintained well.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our driver pushed us going here and we stayed about ten minutes. We came to India to see Indian things, not a very western church.

Thank Osunyoyin A
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

By pure coincidence I visited this place on January 6, the day of the Armenian Christmas. The church was decorated with flowers. The care taker took me to a tour of the courtyard where there are many old tombs.

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

When it was Madras, Chennai had a small but strong Armenian community. Its members, as they did all over Asia, built a church, dedicated to St Mary, early in the 18th century. Today the Armenian community is no more - its members have migrated elsewhere....More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

it is one of the very oldest church which is situated at the armenian street near to parrys corner, having greater prayer hall. building seems very old

Thank anusuyadevi17
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Armenian Church is one of the oldest churches in Chennai city. This church is supposed to be built in the 18th century. The Armenian Church is on Armenian Street and still without any damage. The whole place is well maintained and appears very neat and...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

St. Anthony Chiurch in Armenian Seat is a one of the greatest prayer hall where all our vowe/wish/desire/need and requests are made a reality

Thank G Ramani I
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

On a fine Friday morning, got to Visit Armenian Church of Virigin Mary located at George Town. It was one of the Oldest Church in India. The church consists of a small Chapel & a Belfrey Tower. The chapel has a big Prayer Hall with...More

Thank SangeethaAnbalagan
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

One of the oldest churches in Chennai and in bustling busy sector of Chennai Parrys.A very well maintained ,spick and span clean church spreading austerity all over.Devotees seek blessings and Mother Mary gives it to all i abundance.There are around six bells which are supposed...More

Thank rakeDelhi
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George Town/Parry’s Corner
George Town is one of the busiest and most commercial
neighbourhoods of Chennai.
It may not boast of pubs or
restaurants, but it surely offers something that the
rest of Chennai can’t - a strong whiff of history.
This historical area located in north Chennai is where
the city of Madras was officially born in 1640
alongside Fort St. George. A walk here leads you to
...More
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