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DeMonte named the church our lady of mount camel church. he became a millionaire so he gave all his... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
674santha
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Chennai (Madras), India
Historical Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

This historical landmark has its origins around 1770 -80, when it’s foundation was laid by Rev. Fr... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Jagmohan Singh D
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Panchkula District, India
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

An small but old parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine, colloquially called Covelong Church, has quite a large number of staunch members. While most of the services are conducted in the local language i.e Tamil, we were fortunate to make it to the only...More

Thank 359anthony
Reviewed 16 March 2018

DeMonte named the church our lady of mount camel church. he became a millionaire so he gave all his land and wealth to Archdiocese of Mylapore people still celebrating a feast for 10 days every year on the following Saturday after July 16th

Thank 674santha
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This historical landmark has its origins around 1770 -80, when it’s foundation was laid by Rev. Fr Carmalata.Consequent to his death the construction which had remained incomplete was taken up by Sir John D’ Monte between 1800 & 1808. This traditional Parish was dedicated to...More

Thank Jagmohan Singh D
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our Lady of Mount Carmel's church is a short walk down the Kovalam beach, located in a tourist village along the east coast road around 30 kms away from the Chennai city. Our Lady of Mount Carmel's statue is behind the altar of the shrine...More

Thank Deepa876
Reviewed 18 June 2017

It is believed that the construction of "The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine, Covelong" started in between 1770-1780 AD and took about 30 years to complete the construction. The story commonly believed behind the completion of construction is that Our Lady appeared to Sir...More

Thank Joji J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a superb Catholic Church built on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. The church celebrated its Bi-centenary in 2008. A very beautiful Church and praying here in silence is great.

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Been to this place once so far and its truly peaceful and serene, its next to fishermans cove. A lovely place to visit.

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