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Armenian Church

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Address: Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India

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Peaceful church near beach

Near the beach, very nice peaceful place, much crowded on Sundays, Can make offerings, Candles, Can visit the beach also

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Oindrila h
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Near the beach, very nice peaceful place, much crowded on Sundays, Can make offerings, Candles, Can visit the beach also

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Church is the Oldest in Chennai ...When I was a student in the School I used to go this church weekly once(45 years back). Surrounded with many shops and nice Church to get Jesus blessings..

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Thank 9444327475
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived the first 20 years of my life in Madras (now Chennai), imagine my surprise when I found out that the city was host to a thriving Armenian population in the 1700s. Several Armenians migrated from current-day Iran to Madras in the 17th century and became thriving merchants. Naturally they built a church in 1712 (which was destroyed) and... More 

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Thank RamKrishnan2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a quaint church amidst the surrounding hustle and bustle. An oasis of calm with some amazing old photos.The architecture is unique.

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Thank Lilian J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very neatly constructed and a good place to visit for all history lovers and travelers . loved the construction

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Thank Pradeep C
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I am the regular in the church. Our wishes fulfilled. Holy place in Armenian street, parrys one of the busiest street.

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Thank banu2566
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

One of the ancient church to visit in chennai. Must see this church if you visiting chennai. Armenian church is the ancient chruch.

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Thank Palihari
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Armenian Church, one of the oldest Church in Chennai or to say India located on the Armenian Street in Parrys corner is to be visited by all.

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Thank Mani K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is the right place where we pray to god and get blessing from god and our older generation family members

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Thank Madhanmohan C
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The church built during the reign of Britishers is well maintained without much alteration. The moment entering the hall, anybody will feel being there in the history. Regular masses are stills held.

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