Church of our Lady of Velankanni, Velankanni

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Marvel at the pristine white architecture of Church of our Lady of Velankanni, a Roman Catholic basilica. Two Gothic spires rise up from the facade of the main basilica, beyond which you'll find other shrines, a pond, and stations of the cross and rosary. Enjoy peaceful reflection within the church and grounds, away from the busy central surroundings. Bring along your camera to capture the striking 18th-century structure, which dates back to the era of Catholic persecution by the Dutch colonialists. Arrange your visit to Church of our Lady of Velankanni and discover more family-friendly attractions in Velankanni using our Velankanni trip itinerary maker website.
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  • if you want to spend some good time with all facilities of mediation, prayer, beach, food then Velankani is the right place to be in that typical culture of spiritual and village culture  more »
  • A place frequently visited by me - either alone or with family. Great place to experience mental peace. Visited by people of all faith - no bar on entry. The Shrine Basilica is renowned for...  more »
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