5 Historic Churches In Tamil Nadu That You Must Witness

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Idaikattur Church Built in 1894 AD by a French missionary, the Idaikattur Church resembles France’s Rheims cathedral and a visual delight to tourists.

Our Lady of Snows Shrine Basilica One of the prettiest & biggest churches in Tamil Nadu, this Church is located in Thoothukudi and a sight to behold.

Santhome Cathedral and Basilica Built by the Portugese, the Santhome Cathedral and Basilica is close to 500 years old. The church holds a statue of Mother Mary brought all the way from Portugal.

St Stephen’s Church Built in 1544, the St Stephen's Church is Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. It stands tall as one of the oldest churches in the south of India.

Velankanni Located in Nagapattinam, the Velankanni Church is one of the renowned churches in Tamil Nadu. It is believed Mother Mary made an appearance with infant Jesus in the village & therefore, holds great significance among Catholics.