A standout landmark that is worth taking the time to visit. It's not a large place and won't take too much time, but it is impressive
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One of only three sites in the world with a tomb of an apostle of Christ. Typical collonial architecture to the church, but nice and serene. Well worth a visit
San Thome Church Chennai is one of the best church in Madras [Chennai]. Its THE TOMB OF ST,THOMAS which Pope John Paul had visited this church on 5th Feb 1986. there is Museum too with Pope John Paul photos & also his Statue.
San Thome Church is one of four churches around the world reputed to be the resting place of one of Christs disciples. It's a rather lovely white coated building which, internally, boasts an impressive altar and some attractive stained glass windows. The Tomb of St...More
San Thome Basilica is a Roman CatholicChurch in the city of Chennai, India. It was built in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers, over the tomb of St Thomas, an apostle of Jesus. In 1893, it was rebuilt as a church with the status of...More
OK, so not the most visually arresting cathedral in the world but fairly impressive. Built on the site of an old Portuguese church it has the distinction of being one of only 3 basilicas in the world that are built on the graves of one...More
santhome church is a big one placed on the main road itself i.e called santhome high road. on the right side the road leads to marina beach and light house of Chennai and on the left side towards fore shore estate.it is easily approachable by...More
This huge church has high significance as there are only three basilicas that are built over the tomb of St. Thomas in the world.The church has been designed in Gothic Style and has some unique artworks including the stain glass painting of St. Thomas meeting...More
A beautiful church well worth a visit. The remains of St Thomas are on site, but have to go down into the crypt to see it. Some very interesting drawings with stories for all the Apostles on the wall, giving a bit more background on...More
this is such a place every one can visit. partking is there .well maintained. santhome church is very near to light house.