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Velankanni beach

We have been there in the month of May 2015 in first week. after visited church, we did shopping. as close to church only there are lots of shops , so you can enjoy shopping... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

After visiting the church, we visited the shops and beach. End of the shop area, there are few restaurants, will get fresh fish and parathas to eat. Next is beach which is not so clean. No other option, but you have to see this beach.The beach shore is surrounded by many shops and restaurants. You can enjoy just walking into... More 

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baroda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have been there in the month of May 2015 in first week. after visited church, we did shopping. as close to church only there are lots of shops , so you can enjoy shopping though these shops are not selling any quality items. then you can visit beach as to reach there you have to pass thru this shopping... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This beach is located in the east end of the famous Church Vailankanni . The beach shore is surrounded by lots of shops and restaurants. There are enough warnings about the dangers and electric eels visiting the beach in the evening.

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Pondicherry, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This beach is located at the end of an avenue leading from the east end of the church. This avenue is lined on either side by various shops selling various things. One get their hair removed, one can get to buy replacement hairs, buy trinkets, souvenirs anything. The ambience of the place is anything but serene as would be expected... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We did not step into the water as the beach was very dirty and so was the water. We did go to the beach but were not convinced to get in. Packed with too many shops.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

surrounded by hawkers and lot of shops available for shopping a restaurant near to shore is worth to see and not to eat.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The beach attracts pilgrims, and the beach is in a sorry state.The local governing body and the tamilnadu government could spruce the condition and make it eco friendly.

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Nagapattinam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is good tourist place in tamilnadu, This beach is just opposite to Velankanni church. So many shops and eateries that sell all sea items. One would really tempted to buy something. The pathway to beach is narrow and over crowded, so is the beach. Otherwise all beaches are someway beautiful. Speciality is it is not affected by Tsunami.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Better not to visit if you are planning to visit Basilica of Our Lady in velankanni as athe beach will be always crowded and really a worst beach to visit.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This beach is just opposite to Velankanni church. So many shops and eateries that sell all sea items. One would really tempted to buy something. The pathway to beach is narrow and over crowded, so is the beach. Otherwise all beaches are someway beautiful. Speciality is it is not affected by Tsunami.

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