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St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Parangi Malai | St Thomas Mt Chennai, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 94457 03861
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Nice place IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY OF CHENNAI,THIS SACRED MOUNTAIN IS SITUATED MAJESTICALLY. This... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Keertan
Spiritual journey

St.Thomas shrine was one of the beautiful places we visited, our tour guides explain an insightful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shenal F
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Parangi Malai | St Thomas Mt Chennai, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY OF CHENNAI,THIS SACRED MOUNTAIN IS SITUATED MAJESTICALLY. This place is occupied and maintained by the Roman Catholic Christian mission.There are matriculation school, orphanage and homes for the priests and nuns. The church on the top of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

St.Thomas shrine was one of the beautiful places we visited, our tour guides explain an insightful of thoughts about this holy place... Visions can buy lot of souvenirs from the shop too...

Thank Shenal F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a peaceful holy place. Good breeze and an excellent top view of Chennai city is guaranteed. We took the stairs to reach the top

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long time I have visited this place, Really it's a peaceful place in Chennai. Kindly Visit in Evening Time you can feel more peace and relax

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ancient Syrian Christian community of India trace the origin of their church to St. Thomas the Apostle, believed to have been martyred in St. Thomas Mount.St. Thomas Mount is a small hillock in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, near the neighbourhood of Guindy and very...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Built in 1523, beautiful place where St. Thomas believed to have been martyred - Saint Thomas Mount, Tamil Nadu, India. I have visited here earlier in early 1980s when my school teacher who is an anglo Indian took our class to her house in Butt...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

There is much history on this hill. This is place to believed that Thomas was executed. There is a shrine in It has a great view of the city there also. Small entrance fee. You should visit this place if you are interested in history

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

A calm hilltop with a good view of the airport. It was nice to be away from the noise of the city (if you ignore the sound of the planes).

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Evening is the best time to visit there. Peaceful place were u can enjoy the beauty of city lights and the flight takeoff and landing.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Apart from church, this is one place in Chennai were you can see the city from top without noise of the traffic. A good place for photo shoot, or a small out with the loved one, or just a long walk for loners who enjoy...More

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Ashwin P
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Response from Suresh C | Reviewed this property |
Timings on visiting the premises is 6am to 8pm. Visiting the shrine is more restricted timings.
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21 February 2017|
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Response from Dennis N | Reviewed this property |
Just go out on the web and search for " san thome church " and you'll find it. We can't post a website here.. but that will get you there. A wikipedia search for "St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Chennai" will have a list of... More
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I am sorry, I cannot give you information about Kochi (Cochin) as I have not visited.
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