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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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The church invites huge numbers of people every year. People from all faiths visit and this is where "good health" is granted. It was in the process of undergoing repairs and was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church invites huge numbers of people every year. People from all faiths visit and this is where "good health" is granted. It was in the process of undergoing repairs and was pristine white with a new coat of paint. It is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 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 2 January 2017 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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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

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 30 December 2016 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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Vagamon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

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 21 December 2016 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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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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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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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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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