Friday, March 20, 2009

Annai "Velankanni" Church

The little city of Annai Velankanni situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is situated 350 km south of Chennai in Tamil Nadu and 14 km south of Nagapattinam. Our lady chose this place to give out her miracles to humanity. A burly verbal custom attests to Our lady’s spirit at annai Velankanni.

The Roman Catholic Church has a comprehensive church, which has the two floors where solitary can discovers the statue of Christ Jesus. The Gothic method of structural design is an unique quality of the Church.

A museum is located opposite to the church. The museum has an extremely wealthy variety of exhibits. The valuable offerings through the devotees are also on present here. Biblical events are depicted on both sidewalls with wonderfully fashioned friezes. The annual festival is celebrated on August 29th all the year.


  1. the church is so HUGE..I love the's nicely captured..

  2. very nice pic. love the church.
    hope one day i could visit it..

    warm rgds from Indonesia!

  3. wowww... beautiful church
    I'll go there someday.. I wish.. hahaha..