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Little Mount Shrine

St. Thomas Mount, Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a sure place to visit. A small hill which could be never thought of has a very old Church with a history to discover. A fantastic view of the entire Chennai airport on one side and the sity on the other. dont miss this place.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Little Mount Shrine is located where St.Thomas preached the Gospel to the people.It is really wonder to see the footprints of St.Thomas on the hill.God protects him from his enemies and provide everything wonderfully. The surroundings of the Shrine may be maintained neatly which may attracts more people.It is a holy Shrine so that it may be neat and tidy.On... More 

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Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Le Royal Meridien Chennai is very close to Chennai airport. There is a beautiful lobby and comfortable rooms though most of them without view. The service is superb!!! Personnel very helpful, well trained, kind, friendly and attentive.

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Pune, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

There seems some confusion in the reviews of the place. The place known as little mount is locally called chinnamalai and the church is named as 'our lady of health'. This is located at Saidapet and NOT near the airport. The church or shrine near the airport is st.thomas mount. Little mount is believed to be the place where St.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Long before the sky scrapers and even LIC building, one could walk or drive up to top of St Thomas Mount and behold entire Chennai rolling out to the Bay of Bengal on one side and the broken hills in the west.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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501 reviews 501 reviews
157 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Apart from the religious history, the views are great. The sight of planes taking off from the airport is breathtaking and time flies. Suggest you visit this place around 5 and leave around sunset. Nice spot without the usual traffic noise.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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129 reviews 129 reviews
119 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Fabulous place to visit , morning shot trek to reach the peak serves as a very good exercise , many sports trainers take there students in the morning to this mount , Very well maintained neat and clean place , when we sit in silence we can feel the bliss over there, Easily accessible by city bus and Metro rail... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Interesting place do learn about St. Thomas visit to India, it is a Catholic place where you can pray and see the live of St. Thomas one of the Apostole of Christ

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New Delhi, India
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Another spiritual must stop in Chennai. The place has an enviable view and the church is small but beautiful. The relics are wonderful.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can have a beautiful view from this Shrine. Beautiful place to be during evenings where you can have a all round view of the city.

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