St. Mary's Forane Church, Alleppey
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St. Mary's Forane Church, Alleppey

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A symbol of Christian heritage is the ancient St. Marys Forane Church in Alappuzha. This catholic church is one of the oldest churches in India, standing erect on the bank of the backwaters. This architectural marvel is a delight for the lost soul with the tranquil ambience inside certain to soothe your senses.

The crucifix in the church is unique where you can find Jesus Christ without a single wound. You can also enjoy the week long annual gala, where fireworks will lighten up the sky, giving a sense of liveliness. This place of love and communion has some beautiful murals and sculptures inside the cast cathedral. You can enjoy some nice and quiet time in the peaceful building. Do not hesitate to take home a few souvenirs from the handicraft shops. Have a blissful time in this charming church.

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Kerala, India
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9.4085209°N, 76.4112589°E
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Read traveller's reviews about St. Mary's Forane Church, Alleppey..

Overall Rating:4.7

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"One of the oldest church in Kerala..... Has the back waters.... Snake boat race was held on Monday 20th June 2016... Happen to be there and witness the same.... Magical moment and unforgettable.... visit...."
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"This is not vinnai Thandi varuvaya church. Don't get mis guided"
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"This is my wander full please and my lovely Church "
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"Beautiful, classic Kerala church. The ceremony in Malayalam sounded just like Hebrew-Aramaic Jewish-Christian prayer must have sounded 2000 years ago when Toma Shlicha landed here in Kerala."
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"This church is best church ever seen this place have my grandfather died body p.j. LONACHAN "

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