5 Most Beautiful Churches In Kerala You’ll Fall In Love With

by Sanmita A
5 Most Beautiful Churches In Kerala You’ll Fall In Love With

Kerala is known for its backwaters, greenery, wildlife sanctuaries, and so much more. It is a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists. Tagged as God’s Own Country, nature is at its best here, but apart from that, you can experience spiritual and religious bliss too. Kerala has the most beautiful churches and we are sharing with you a curated list that you must bookmark. Trust us, you’ll love the vibes of these magnificent churches.

1. Santa Cruz Basilica In Kochi

The Santa Crus Basilica is one of the eight basilicas and is one of the most beautiful and famous churches located in Kochi. The magnificent structure has Indo-European architecture and was built in the 1500s. If you’re visiting Kerala, this church must be on your itinerary.

Location – Bastian St, Fort Nagar, Fort Kochi

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2. St. George Church In Ernakulam

St. Gregorios of Parumala is another famous tourist spot in Kerala’s Ernakulam. The church has several shrines and chapels which have visitors from across the world.

Location – Edappally, Kochi

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3. Arthunkal Church In Alappuzha

This church is also known as St Andrews Basilica and dates back to the 16th century. It was built by the Portuguese and is said to be one of the biggest churches of St Sebastian. Apart from that, the church is known for its architecture and attracts visitors irrespective of their religions.

Location – Arthunkal, Cherthala South

Arthunkal Church
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4. Catholic Rosary Church In Thalassery

Another ancient church in India, the Catholic Rosary Church was built in the 16th century. The church has the most magnificent-looking architecture with glasswork exported from London. The church has visitors from across the world who come to witness the glorious structure and know of its historical significance.

Location – Near Thalassery Fort

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5. Vimalagiri Church In Kottayam

Vimalagiri is one of the famous churches in Kerala’s Kottayam and has the tallest church tower among all the other churches in Kerala. The vibe in the church is that of Gothic style and is dedicated to Mother Mary, who is known as Vimalabika popularly.

Location –  Keezhukunnu, Kottayam

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