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Address: St. Thomas Mount, Chennai (Madras), India
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Christian religious Importance!

This place is located at a little bit height so it provides a nice view to the city with calm atmosphere. Historical importance for Christian people!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ahmedabad, India

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Ahmedabad, India
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277 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is located at a little bit height so it provides a nice view to the city with calm atmosphere. Historical importance for Christian people!

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

You have to climb a small hill through steps to reach the shrine, but at the end you will be rewarded with a beautiful view of the city. Ideal for an early morning trek. The shrine is also very nice, good ambiance. To get a good view of the city visit the place when pollution level is low.

Thank Tapan R
Muscat, Oman
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63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This wonderful Church has the blood stained bone of St. Thomas.The very beauty of the architecture and another place where you can see relics of the great christian saint st.thomas

Thank Sanusc
Chennai (Madras), India
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379 reviews
344 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Historic place on top of a hill with stunning views, the whole atmosphere is absolutely awesome !!! early morning hiking is a very good exercise and sitting in silence give us peace of mind. Must visit for all age groups when you are in Chennai and very easily accessible from all parts of Chennai via City bus and MRTS, the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is a popular and Historical Church where St Thomas one of the disciples had visited. is a small church and worth visiting for religious purpose

Thank CyrilGubbi
Ahmedabad, India
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47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

again a place of religious importance especially for christians of south india. St. Thomas spent some precious moments of his life at this place in india.

Thank VinodKV
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Visited this hill on a weekend, i walked up the stairs which is a nice walk and a good place to see the stations of the cross. The place is awe inspiring for people who expect the unexpected. Quite spectacular was the collection of relics from saints and locations from across the world and spanning a few centuries, including the... More 

Thank G179
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

A must visit site to know the location where the Apostle St. Thomas spent his time praying. A small mount with a Catholic Church and the cave where St. Thomas spent his time is all that is to see. However it is well preserved by the committee and can be further improved upon to attract more tourists. Very much recommended.

Thank Jay B
Panaji, India
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Firstly, please be AWARE that there are three shrines to St Thomas in Chennai that have similar names. Firstly, ST THOMAS MOUNT where the saint was killed, and secondly, LITTLE MOUNT where the saint lived and spent time in prayer. Near SAN THOME CATHEDRAL is the place where the saint was initially buried before the body was exhumed and sent... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I lived around this place many years ago and used to visit the little mount every week. A fully functional circular-domed Catholic Church exists on the mount and you need to climb quite a few stairs to get to it. Towards the side of the church exists a cave which has been credited to the apostle, St. Thomas. The claim... More 

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