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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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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... 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... Read More »
"Overall a nice place"1 month ago "Good fish at sea shore"2 months ago
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Sikkal, Velankanni
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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... Read More »
"Good and unique features"Jan 20, 2014 "Worth going"Nov 7, 2013
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Sri Rangam Temple, Velankanni
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Sri Rangam Temple, believed to be the first Vaishnava temples in South India, is situated at Trichy. Considered as one of the prominent temples among the 108 Vaishnava divya desams, the premises served as a headquarters of the Vaishnava movement during medieval period.... Read More »
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Nagapattinam, Velankanni
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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.... Read More »
"Good for a picnic"Dec 21, 2013
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