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Address: Palaganangudy | Tiruchirappalli District, Chennai (Madras) 620026, India
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Nice church to visit for prayers

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

this is one place every christian should visit, the church is open to all that have faith.. beautiful and peaceful with a lot of places to stay at cheap prices. very well connected by road and rail. the people are very friendly also. this church is known for its miracles for everyone that pray in earnest. go in peace to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I like this church an atmosphere we been here as a family and had a gud time in church, beach, shopping and my favourite sea food. It was so nice to visit during festival time.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Annai Velankanni Church is located on the Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai. Very Nice Place to visit Eucharist chapel also there.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Annai Velankanni Church, a Catholic Church is located on the Elliot's Beach,Besant Nagar, Chennai. It is a church devoted to Our Lady of Good Health. To know more about the history of the church and all the facilities it offers,kindly log onto to the site http://www.vailankannishrinechennai.org . The church also has a centre for books, cards, rosary, photos, statues, church... More 

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