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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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You go there with all reverence. Give yourself in prayer. You can see people from all walks of life and from all religion.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Antony P
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You go there with all reverence. Give yourself in prayer. You can see people from all walks of life and from all religion.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A holy place in the southern part of India. A must visit place for believers of faith in Our Lady, Mother Mary. Lot of improvement in streets, roads and hotels. Many food outlets. But still can improve the cleanliness on the main street and along the sea shore.

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Thank S_Pravasi
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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136 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is well maintained divine shrine with least commercialisation. It is covered with all facilities of food & hygeine with enough parking & well kept premises. Stain glass windows add to facade beauty & spotless whilte color offer divine peaceful ambiance.

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Thank JatinAmbani
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peaceful , Calm and well maintained Basilica in the holy land of Vailankanni. One of the top basilica in Tamil Nadu. Very near to beach , you can buy holy oil and candles from the church stall near to Basilica

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KOZHIKODE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

The Basilica, known as Lourdes of India, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal is a world famous shrine visited and prayed by people from all religions. I have visited Velankanni several times. Though a Hindu, I find pleasure in coming and praying here. I think the Hindus outnumber Christians here. Thus, it is a true symbol of religious... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I Visit this church every Year..Being a roman catholic Mother Mary has always been very Auspicious in my life and my family..Hence every year i make a promise to visit our lady's church....

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

its open to all, throughout the year.. well maintained peaceful place.. only advice is the path on which u walk gets super hot in sun so wear a foot wear...

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Ringlet, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Devine. Calm and well maintained. Good to visit during off season to avoid crowds and feel the presence of mother.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The church was very well kept. Most of the devotees removed their footwear and had kept it at the entrance. However, there were some, who felt very low to remove their footwear. It is a shame, taking into consideration the discipline observed at religious places of other religious communities.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A very beautiful Basilica. Nice to see it full with devotees all the time. Mass at the Basilica is very beautifully done

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