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It was very interesting to read that one of Jesus's twelve apostles had ever set foot in India and settled in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and encounted hostility against his preaching. A small chapel built there in 1551AD is still remained.
It is believed that St Thomas who was one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus and mortally wounded took refuge here. The place is best suited for pilgrim groups as the shrine has a lot of religious importance.The underground basalt cave has a perennial spring...More
A tiny cave here - now called the St. Thomas Cave - is believed to be the place where St. Thomas lived and preached. The cave has a small opening which once led to a tunnel through which the apostle is believed to have escaped...More
This church is located in Butt road and close to the public bus stop. A small piece of St. Thomas bone is kept in this basilica for remembrance of the work of the saint in Chennai. Good location with view of the city.
A Catholic Church dedicated to Apostle St Thomas who was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ. Famous Shrine for Catholics to honour St Thomas and seek his blessings. A wonderful place of pilgrimage. A family visit for prayer, peace and serenity.
Look like this church has been recently renovated and really peaceful to spend sometime....here you can see St.Thomas foot prints,holy water which you can fill in bottes and take home,also you have cave where St.Thomas hiden and used to do prayers