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Little Mount Shrine

St. Thomas Mount, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
+91 44 2235 1863
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A must-visit on the St. Thomas Trail

A tiny cave here - now called the St. Thomas Cave - is believed to be the place where St. Thomas... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
fabwrite
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Chennai (Madras), India
Church in the mount.

This church is located in Butt road and close to the public bus stop. A small piece of St. Thomas... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Josephsamuelot
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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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St. Thomas Mount, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

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

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

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.

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Little Mount Shrine(Chinnamalai) is a small hillock that lies on the bank of river Adayar in chennai

Thank Praveen S
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

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.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Taken my friend from Indonesia nad it was amazing experience. Nice and large space. Well maintained.

Thank Duraisamy
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

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

1  Thank sapharri
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Visit to Little Mount complement the visit to San Thom Basilica and St Thomas Mount. St Thomas hand and feet impressions are akin to Malayattoor Shrine at , Kerala.

Thank sunnyk332
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

There is a small cave and there is a foot print of human. People belies that belongs to st. Thomas. and also believes he hide here at this cave. It is situated Saidapeta also known As chinna malai.

Thank Jophy John E
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

Steps leading up to the top of the mount have statues depicting the fourteen stations of the cross. St. Thomas is thought to have been murdered close by.

Thank Akvince
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Reviewed November 18, 2016

this is a historical place where st thomas(one of the 12 apostles of lord jesus) was martyred.now the maitanance is going good here.photo allowed only if u give donation.

1  Thank raja p
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