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Armenian Church

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Address: Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
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Historical Church

This Church looks very simple from outside but its worth visiting once. Very peaceful interior and relaxing as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2016
Akash K
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is always a friendly welcome at this church. A reminder of one the many communities which made up colonial Madras.

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chennai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is famous for people need blessings from St.Antony. Lakhs of people visit on Tuesday to offer their prayer. The church holds special prayer every month 1st Tuesday.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on Armenian Street, Parrys is this very old and ancient church, opposite to Madras High Court Building on NSC Bose Road side. Gets pretty crowded during Sunday Prayer service and on few other occasions. Building maintenance is not so good, despite having lot of heritage value.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This Church looks very simple from outside but its worth visiting once. Very peaceful interior and relaxing as well.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The church compound is a peaceful, quaint and crumbling oasis in the middle of the noisy and bustling Parrys area of Chennai. The church itself was closed when I went there so the visit was limited to the courtyard (that doubles as a historic cemetery) that offers a pleasant and interesting break from the outside world. As in most historic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

A very ancient church near Broadway,well maintained,built by the British, more than 100 yrs old,reflecting the Armenian culture, and one of the few places to visit as a must for Christians,along with Santhome church along the sea .

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Thank Raghavan N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

People of all religions used to visit the church particularly on Tuesday to worship St Anthony as he consider as the powerful deity god who cures and solve all types of sorrows of his followers.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Armenian Church is an under-appreciated and little-known heritage site in Chennai. Viewed from the Armenian street, the exterior of the church may not suggest anything special. However, once past the church entrance, the main church building, the bell tower and the well maintained garden in a total world of quiet is great to experience. Situated just a couple of... More 

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This chruch is reconstructed in the year 1772.This church is become popular as it houses a stunning bell tower also known as belfry.The bell tower contains 6 bells with size range from 21 to 26 inches.It is also a very peaceful place.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Although it looks very simple but once you enter you can realise how its important historically with antique wooden furniture and speaks volumes about the past with stone graving on the floor! the care taker is very good and he is trying his best to maintain the Church.he is well informed and gives a detailed description about the past history... More 

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