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A place where Christianity originated in Kerala.

This church is as old as Jesus Christ, built in AD 52. One of the seven churches in India... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ElgaKevin
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Bengaluru, India
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Church of 52 A.D

The church was constructed by St. Thomas during his visit in 52 A.D. He has visited in boat. The... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
vijay s
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Thrissur District, Guruvayur, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church is as old as Jesus Christ, built in AD 52. One of the seven churches in India associated with St. Thomas apostle. There is a museum in the premise and also few historic monuments in the church compound.

Thank ElgaKevin
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

The church was constructed by St. Thomas during his visit in 52 A.D. He has visited in boat. The boatkulam is preserved with small museum.

Thank vijay s
Reviewed April 7, 2017

The location is near to Guruvayur and about 45 mins drive from Thrissur. It houses the oldest Christian church in India. The church has undergone renovations and is presently standing with its glory intact. Inscriptions can be found describing its past. A small snack shop...More

Thank VJC2012
Reviewed December 26, 2016

St. Thomas Church, Palayur is located at Palayur. According to tradition, it was established in 52 AD by St Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. It is the oldest church in India and is called an Apostolic Church credited to the Apostolate...More

Thank SoniaArun
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

This historical place is worth visiting. History unfolds right in front of you . The Tank where St Thomas Apostle,performed his miracle ,and artificially created landing site of Apostle,also the site where,he established one of the Crosses are all to see . There is also...More

Thank sunnyk332
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Church founded by St Thomas. You have to take an auto from the main temple area costing you around Rs.50 , a distance you feel really should be no more than Rs.30/-. But you have little time to spare and have to cover many places....More

Thank goakumar
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We visited this wonderful church which was established by St. Thomas in AD 52. Beautiful church full of divinity. There was a mass in Malayalam going on when we visited so it made the experience all the more divine. A cross established by St. Thomas...More

2  Thank RaviKyran
Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is the first among the seven churches established by St.Thomas , the Apostle on his arrival in Kerala ..this church was built in a typical Kerala style ..Entrance fee is Rs.5 ...The locality around this church very sooooo beautiful especially during this rainy season......More

Thank Girish121295
Reviewed June 5, 2015

Palayur famous for the Christian St. Thomas Church which is believed to have founded by St. Thomas the Apostle in 52 AD was the first Christian Church in India. St. Thomas, the Apostle, arrived in 52 AD at Kodungallur for the propagation of Christ’s message...More

2  Thank Jojijoseph2005
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Happy to visit this church with good location and happy to visit again every year.and also very near to the other temples and shopping places.

Thank 706vacationchennai
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