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Address: Velankanni, India

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Sunrise at Velankani beach

If it wasn't so cloudy I'd say more - but between clouds and people completing their morning ablutions - I'd rather enjoy the sunrise from a quieter spot - the landscape is... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Sunanda B
Mumbai, India
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The length of this beach is well enough for kids and adults to spend and play more time. It is all our duty to maintain neat and clean after use. Not much depth on shore.

Thank grajesh
Mumbai, India
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If it wasn't so cloudy I'd say more - but between clouds and people completing their morning ablutions - I'd rather enjoy the sunrise from a quieter spot - the landscape is stunning though and the colours vivid.

Thank Sunanda B
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

People should maintain cleanliness, otherwise Beach is ok but little rough, not recommended for kids.

Thank Abhi K
Chennai (Madras), India
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's a small beach with very poor maintenance. Looks dirty all around. Anyway if you are on a pilgrimage just peek in for time pass. There's nothing great.

Thank email2suryaz
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had a quick peek at the beach after visiting the church.. my advice would be to stay away... It's dirty, messy, and is crowded like a bazaar - anyways the usp of Velankanni is not the beach but the Church... Not worth going to the beach.

Thank Sumon C
Durban, South Africa
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84 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

After visiting the church my wife and i took the short 5min walk to the beach. its a hive of activity and really nice. Small crafts , street food, you name it. Enough to keep you occupied for a few hours. Locals were having a great time on the beach as well. All in all a nice place.

Thank peerr2017
Bengaluru, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The place has plenty of Photographers giveing you instant photographs at 30 ruppees, Was worth it taking home those snaps....

Thank jozefva
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The velankanni beach is good to see. But the beach is not clean. Lot of waste in the seashore. If gov take action to clean it is good place. There are lot of shop for handicrafts items.

1 Thank Mohamed A
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

At one end of beach it's crowded with tourists swimming, playing ;hawkers selling street food. But at the other end its pristine and peaceful. Avoid going too far though. Beach was clean.

Thank milton w
Vagamon, India
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96 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The beach is next to the Basilica and needs no special trip but the beach is not smooth so do not try to swim in the sea


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