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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......Read more on Velankanni


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Nagapattinam, Velankanni
Nagapattinam, Velankanni
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Nagapattinam was founded in 1991 and since then the district has its headquarters in Nagapattinam city, which is at a distance of around 15 km from Velankanni. With numerous beaches that are situated on the coastline of the Bay of Bengal, it attracts a large number of people. . Sowriraja... Read More »
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Nagore, Velankanni
Nagore, Velankanni
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Nagore, located at a distance of around 18 km from Velankanni, is a town in the Nagapattinam District. The prime attraction of this town is Nagore Dargah, also known as Nagore Shariff. The shrine is dedicated to Hazrat Syed Hameed Qadir Vali, a Muslim saint, who took birth in a Muslim... Read More »
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Sikkal, Velankanni
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Sikkal is a city, which is known for housing a beautiful Muragan Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Singaravelan. Possessing a large complex, the temple premises and its pillars are adorned with intricately designed stone carvings. The temple also houses a wide collection of... Read More »
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Velankanni Church, Velankanni
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Velankanni Church, one of the religious sites, is situated on the Bay of Bengal coast. The holy shrine was constructed in the memory of the Lady of Health, also known as the Madonna of Velankanni. She was renowned among the people for possessing miraculous powers. Dedicated to Virgin Mary and the... Read More »
Velankanni Beach, Velankanni
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Velankanni Beach, one of the prominent attractions of the region, is located in the Nagapattinam District. The beach is popularly known as Lourdes of the East. It is oft visited as Church of Our Lady of Health is located in the vicinity of the beach. The beach lies on the coastline of... Read More »
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