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Address: Velankanni, India

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The Velankanni beach is very close to the church. You can walk in to the beach from the Church. The roads are over crowded with people and street sellers. You cannot trust the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jobin J
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Velankanni beach is very close to the church. You can walk in to the beach from the Church. The roads are over crowded with people and street sellers. You cannot trust the food selling next to the beach. The sea food view near the beach stalls are very pleasant for eyes, however they are not really great for stomach.... More 

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Vasai, Maharashtra, India
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Went for a dip in the sea somewhere in the evening around 6pm. Ventured little deep and felt like plastic bags hitting my legs, later noticed a slight pain developing, presence of mind said its jelly fish, came out immediately. Had stings on my lower legs and fingers.

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Thank bossfernandes
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I have seen this beach.some photographers were there when we entered into the beach.they asked us to take photo.we did and they gave immediately with minimal paise.beach is not a royal one like varkala kovalam beaches but it's quite good only

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1 Thank Mahesha369
Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Very historical place but the beach remains overcrowded n dirty with full of fish smell around. No proper food available on the beach.

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Thank Binoy B
India
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39 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This Beach is very poor beach without proper maintenance. Not enough light and security. No facility for changing dress or fresh water bath after swimming in sea. Lots of improvement need.

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Thank VnJosey
Goa, India
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The beach remains overcrowded n dirty with full of fish smell around. No proper food available on the beach. Never try n eat any stuff from next to the beach as it's tasteless n non hygienic.

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1 Thank Rafik M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

You can go here in the evening- and opt for boat ride. The water is clean and can enjoy the view of the sunset overlooking the velankanni churches

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Thank reenad27
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Worst beach which is highly crowded and dirty. The place is polluted with lots of domestic waste. Freshly fried fish is available here but may not be good for health. We can see a hundred flies flying around every food items.

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Thank Anagha S
Kozhikode, India
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Can sped so much happy moments with our friends... Its not so clean and local are all ovwr the place.

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Thank Sahal K
Mumbai Indian
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575 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The entrance to the beach is lined with shops selling cheap items on both sides. The approach is not at all maintained well. Even the beach area is not clean. Not recommended place for visit.

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