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Little Mount Shrine

Address: St. Thomas Mount, Chennai (Madras), India
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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HYDREBAD
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The little mount shrine was once worshipped by ST.THOMAS daily and the chapel is rebuilt and has the olden architecture with modern touch. A must visit for every lover of history.

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Vasai, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Liked the silence in which a Church is always surrounded. cleanliness and the atmosphere. The place is very much in the city and is one of the foundation stone monuments in the Country for the Roman Catholic faith.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Pune, India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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524 reviews 524 reviews
160 attraction reviews
245 helpful votes 245 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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136 reviews 136 reviews
122 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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141 reviews 141 reviews
81 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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