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Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health

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Address: Velankanni Centre | Nagapattinam district,Tamil Nadu, Velankanni 611111, India
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09:00 - 19:00
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Pilgrimage

As one of the famous church in the world & important one in India we visit here occasionally for pilgrimage, but the place is good for tourists too.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Riggins T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As one of the famous church in the world & important one in India we visit here occasionally for pilgrimage, but the place is good for tourists too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Soooooo old, well maintained, tale time to see the beauty of the constructions. Street food, especially the sea foods are so special here..

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Thank Ragul A
Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is a bit crowded. But you can ignore all that when you finally get inside the church. It's just peaceful when you really need it to be.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit place for mother Mary followers. No words can describe the experience inside. Belivers flock all year round. Weather was pretty good... Drizzling and windy... So not much hotter condition were observed during our stay from Dec 27-30

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Thank milton w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history and beliefs of the people and the faith in the power and protection of Our Lady is an experience you get when you visit the Basilica

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for your families. It's a place you need to visit when you come to velankanni. Very peacefully location and you must visit and have your faith.

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Thank chaminda w
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

these all churches are over crowded.even in hot weather.this is a holy place for Catholics.well maintained.

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Thank raja p
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Main church in velankanni.situated near to the beach.a must visit church for be blessed with our lady of good health.

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Thank Shibin265
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Apart from church (religious activities) it has become den of wolves” My name is Dominic, from Bangalore, Karnataka, Vailankanni basilica is one of the most holy, prayerful atmosphere only inside the church premises, especially for Catholics we consider as mother house, keeping in mind we, plan a month prior and reach the place with all hope and prayers. Coming to... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

the locality is not really good and clean. But the church of Our Lady of Good Health is a must visit place for pilgrims.

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