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Beautiful Church in Manapadu

We regularly visit this church every year(even though we are Hindu's). Its pretty old church. It is... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Sini k
Chennai (Madras), India
Calm church near sea

it is located near manapadu beach. very ancient church, calm place to visit. we can enjoy the... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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| Manapad, Tiruchendur, India
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

We regularly visit this church every year(even though we are Hindu's). Its pretty old church. It is on top of the sea. We feel good when we pray/meditate in this church.

Thank Sini k
Reviewed October 31, 2017

it is located near manapadu beach. very ancient church, calm place to visit. we can enjoy the architecture

Thank anusuyadevi17
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Manappadu is a small fisherman hamlet in between Tiruchendur and Tirunelveli. Holy Cross Church is situated at this place. New Church, ancient cave replicated below the church level near sea shore (sea bathing is not advised) and is a pleasant place for meditation..tourist spot after...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Manapadu Holy Cross Church is the favourite place to visit. Its situated 60 km from tuticorin and is easily accessible. the annual feast is celebrated on 14 sep and its the best time to visit

Thank ayyappanaccet
Reviewed May 31, 2017

It is best place for enjoy the whole day with peace and sea shore experience. Not much crowded in normal days. One side sea not rough and good for kids.

Thank grajesh
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

I visit this church every time I visit my native village. Getting there: the roads have gotten better over the years. Church: a church of historic importance. Must visit if you are near thiruchendur. The growing cross is a miracle to withhold. Nearby beach: what...More

Thank AntoSavarirajan
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The church was not my focus of visit but the beach was. One of the most beautiful and quiet south Indian beaches I have visited. The seabed is shallow and is good to swim around. No words can summarize the beauty of the place.

Thank rajanna_dr
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Tiru chendur church nice place with shore nearby to enjoy and pass time, christian or not you can marvel at the architecture.T here is a calm nature and a busy place due to beach.

Thank levoxy
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Manapad is a coastal village in far south India, 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Tuticorin and 18 km (11 mi) south of Tiruchendur. St. Francis Xavier came to Manapad in 1542, when he began missionary activity on the Fishery coast. Superb atmosphere very nice clean beach, good to...More

Thank Bijilee
Reviewed October 19, 2016

It is my blood related destination. My grandfather worked as a teacher in Manapadu School. It was a shooting spot now. The movie "Kadal" By Manirathnam was shooted in manapadu. Manapadu is now a surfing spot for international surfers.

Thank sundar e
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