Velankanni is a small holy town located in Nagapattinam. Located 12 km to the south, this town sits on the Coromandel Coast in Tamil Nadu. The most significant place at Velankanni is the Shrine of Virgin Mary which is dedicated to the Madonna of Velankanni often called Our Lady of Health.
Velankanni has a long history that dates back to 1560, when Virgin Mary is said to have visited this place. According to the tale, Mary asked for milk from the shepherd in order to quench thirst of the baby, the baby she had was known to be Lord Jesus. This site was then marked with the construction of a thatched chapel.
Duration: 6-8 Hrs/Full Day
ROUTINE :Morning Pick up from Trichy Hotel at around 09:00AM & Move on for Day Trip tp Vellankanni Do Sightseeing Visit to Velankanni churches, beach & local shopping.Later at around 4pm to 6PM return back to Trichy Hotel.
Pick up & Drop at Trichy Hotel
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