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A church with an underground chappel

This is a church attached to Mangalore Diocese. You will see both old and new churches, the major... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Bengaluru, India
Bela church a historic and religious place

Bela church is one of the oldest church in message district. It is also known for pilgrimage for... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
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Mar 7, 2018
“Oldest Church In Kasaragod”
Oct 6, 2017
“A church with an underground chappel”
Our Lady of Dolours Church, | Bela, via Kumbla, Kasaragod 671321, India
+91 4998 284 084
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Bela church is well known in Kasaragod being oldest parish church. I visited the church to interact with the Myna. I was very curious to hear the Myna converse and after an ice breaker it did speak in Konkani and English. Yes, even I was...More

2  Thank Sushma_KS
Reviewed October 6, 2017

This is a church attached to Mangalore Diocese. You will see both old and new churches, the major attraction here is a 300 meter underground pathway leading to a chappel. When we reached, the pathway was closed but the caretaker at the church opened it...More

2  Thank ElgaKevin
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Bela church is one of the oldest church in message district. It is also known for pilgrimage for locals l, Christian and non christians. A must visit place for devotees of our lady of dollars. If you pray in real faith all your prayers are...More

1  Thank AnnuNeerlarga
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

This church is situated at Bela (Kumble) Kerala around 40 kms from Mangaluru. This church was originally built in 1892 and was recently renovated.

Thank Dexter B
Reviewed August 2, 2016

One of the oldest Roman catholic church in Kasargod and located about 16kms from the town centre along the Kumbla–Badiadka Road. Though popularly known as the Bela church the officially is registered as "Our lady of Sorrows church". The church is about more than 125...More

Thank Donald D
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest churches in the district with beautiful architecture. The church underwent a renovation recently. It is about 15 km from Kasargod. A great place to worship with your family

Thank kevinjohn1991
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Bela church is accessible from Kumble bus stand. Many buses are available and you can reach here in 30mins

Thank AshwinPBIndia
Reviewed January 16, 2016

It is a good place to all of you guys. There are 2 churches out there one is old one and new one. for more go to wikipedia .. thank you,

Thank FlavanJoy
Reviewed November 18, 2015

This holy place is far away from the town and one needs a well planned day to come here . The church represents the era of the old world . No stained glass windows and the chandeliers here but the simplicity of the main church...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Bela Church, also Our Lady of Sorrows Church, is a Roman Catholic church in the Kasargode district of Kerala state, South India, 15 km north of Kasaragod. It was built in 1890 and is thus the oldest church in the district. This Gothic Revival Roman...More

3  Thank irishvalsamma
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