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Armenian Church

Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
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Armenian Church of Virigin Mary - Oldest heritage Site

On a fine Friday morning, got to Visit Armenian Church of Virigin Mary located at George Town. It... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
Landmark Church

One of the oldest churches in Chennai and in bustling busy sector of Chennai Parrys.A very well... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

On a fine Friday morning, got to Visit Armenian Church of Virigin Mary located at George Town. It was one of the Oldest Church in India. The church consists of a small Chapel & a Belfrey Tower. The chapel has a big Prayer Hall with...More

Thank SangeethaAnbalagan
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One of the oldest churches in Chennai and in bustling busy sector of Chennai Parrys.A very well maintained ,spick and span clean church spreading austerity all over.Devotees seek blessings and Mother Mary gives it to all i abundance.There are around six bells which are supposed...More

Thank rakeDelhi
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Functioning only as a heritage site, the Church is opened for visitors from 9 am till 2:30 pm.The graves of about 350 Armenians have been laid out throughout the Church.

Thank Praveen S
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We went here on a tour of 'black town' and as soon as the doors close behind you the noise of the streets are immediately blocked out and you are in what feels like a sanctuary. Very peaceful and quite different to all the other...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

With the words of this church the next street "Armenian street" is coined and this is one of the oldest and important place where foreigners will particularly go through.. Things to note : 1) Parking is not available, 2) Area is too congested because of...More

Thank Kaviyanathan
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The Armenian Church is on Armenian Street and this church supposed to be built in the 18th century is still without any damage. The church is maintained by the Armenian Church Committee, Kolkotta. The graves of about 350 Armenians and six bells with inscriptions are...More

Thank Jojijoseph2005
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you have been to Armenian street in George Town you may have seen this church that would have lent the street its name. Built in 1700's this church is a blink and miss type from the outside. Step into it and be transported into...More

Thank Clement W
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We visited this place during Christmas time to buy X-mas decorative items from nearby stores and buy Bakery products from nearby McRennet shop. This church has low seating capacity, but it seems to be very old heritage structure and is well maintained so far.

Thank Rucha121
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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

Thank AP D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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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