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History in every wall, floor, ceiling. That's Armenian Church for you. Well maintained & an oasis... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
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one of the very old church and good architecture and very cool inside, calm place, sunday is special

Reviewed August 5, 2018
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Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
George Town/Parry’s Corner
+91 98402 50249
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

History in every wall, floor, ceiling. That's Armenian Church for you. Well maintained & an oasis in that urban shopping jungle of Parry's corner.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

one of the very old church and good architecture and very cool inside, calm place, sunday is special

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank selvambikaiyali
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Armenian Church one of the oldest churches of the India. Functioning only as a heritage site, the Church is opened for visitors from 9 am till 2:30 pm.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

This simple but beautiful old church built by the Armenians who settled down in Chennai many centuries ago. It has many stories. Dont miss this place if you really want to know Chennai well.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I read about the Armenian in one of the magazines and wanted to visit it during one of my trips there. finally I decided to it on a Sunday morning in order to avoid traffic jams and that was a great idea. from the ITC...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ralph F
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

St Mary’s Armenian Orthodox Church, beautiful, ancient oriental Orthodox Church located at Parrys, Chennai.Lack of maintenance is visible in the annex buildings in the premises of Church. Garden is maintained well.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Our driver pushed us going here and we stayed about ten minutes. We came to India to see Indian things, not a very western church.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank OsunyoyinA
Reviewed January 29, 2018

By pure coincidence I visited this place on January 6, the day of the Armenian Christmas. The church was decorated with flowers. The care taker took me to a tour of the courtyard where there are many old tombs.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Eric G
Reviewed January 11, 2018

When it was Madras, Chennai had a small but strong Armenian community. Its members, as they did all over Asia, built a church, dedicated to St Mary, early in the 18th century. Today the Armenian community is no more - its members have migrated elsewhere....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed December 14, 2017

it is one of the very oldest church which is situated at the armenian street near to parrys corner, having greater prayer hall. building seems very old

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank anusuyadevi17
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George Town/Parry’s Corner
George Town is one of the busiest and most commercial
neighbourhoods of Chennai.
It may not boast of pubs or
restaurants, but it surely offers something that the
rest of Chennai can’t - a strong whiff of history.
This historical area located in north Chennai is where
the city of Madras was officially born in 1640
alongside Fort St. George. A walk here leads you to
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