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Address: Palaganangudy | Tiruchirappalli District, Chennai (Madras) 620026, India
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Seashore Church

Stunning view from the shore as well as from onshore. Prayers will never fail on any place and this location is special,as the environment will give you peace & satisfaction Nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Stunning view from the shore as well as from onshore. Prayers will never fail on any place and this location is special,as the environment will give you peace & satisfaction Nice Church to pray and spend with family

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Best place to empty oneself . leave everything to mother. All ur worries will be solved . Hotels are available near to the shrine . can book via phone . U can club ur trip with Madurai, kodakanal, if u r from north India u can start from Mumbai , chennai , kodaikanal , Velankani,Kerala, .... Can go back via... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This Mother Mary church was a recent addition to Madras (Chennai-now) during 1970s, at the shore of Eliot's beach in Besant Nagar, Chennai. Even though it was built during 1970s, many additions were added to this church, during 1990-2000s. Driving force behind this church establishment was Fr.Arulappa, whose untiring and unrelenting hard work, made possible to come into being. Community... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A good place to calm yourself. Speak to our Lady. She will hear you.and reply .all you need is patience.

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Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

one of the best holy church ,good behavier, good location, big shrine near to the beach so crowded, if mass prayers are happening outside..it will be audible.Language mass prayers time should be mentioned at outside board.........................

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

There is meditation hall inside where it is utter peace. Only thing sometimes if mass prayers are happening outside..it will be audible.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

One can club the visit along with their Besant Nagar beach visit, and its a big shrine near to the beach. Always crowded.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

One of the best church Being located at the Elliot’s beach, on the sandy shores of the Bay of Bengal this Shrine has become a haven for pilgrims. History recounts that Mother Mary appeared with Infant Jesus in a dream to the late Rev. Fr. P. T. Arulappa, who constructed this beautiful shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mother of God... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Annai Vailankanni Shrine located at Besant Nagar, Chennai city is frequented by people who are child-less or those who wish to buy a house. The Shrine has a grotto outside the church where devotees offer sarees to be placed on the statue of our Lady of Good Health. You can also see small wooden cradles tied to the grills... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I definitely visit this church whenever i go to besant nagar beach. I love the place and the hall is very silent and i feel some goodness in me when i pray there. The praying hall is very big and especially on Christmas and New year eve thats the best place to enjoy with prayer.

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Address: Address: Palaganangudy | Tiruchirappalli District, Chennai (Madras) 620026, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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