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St. Mary's Forane Church

Champakulam, Alappuzha, India
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One of the oldest church in India

Built in 427 AD....but seems to be renovated from time to time. Doesn't look old at all. Nice place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vishwajit P
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Pune, India
Ravishing small church in the backwaters of Alleppey.

I was on a boat with friends drifting down the backwaters of Alleppey, when we stopped by this... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Clare K
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Champakulam, Alappuzha, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in 427 AD....but seems to be renovated from time to time. Doesn't look old at all. Nice place to visit. Also explore shops near by

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I was on a boat with friends drifting down the backwaters of Alleppey, when we stopped by this Church. It's early and very Portuguese in design, with a charming and beautiful interior. There was a Mass going on while we were there and the church...More

Thank Clare K
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We visited this church on our tuk tuk tour and were amazed as to how well kept and beautiful it was.

Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Beautiful exterior, but the inside s a real delight, with several highly decorated altars and stained glass. A haven of peace.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

St Mary's forana church, just a visit to a beautiful church, good and beautiful atmosphere, situated in a beautiful place

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Again here too some sort of ceremony was on so we generally roamed around .. not much information was available about this place.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

St. Mary's Forane Church at champakulam is one of the odlest RC church in kerala . chruch is constructed with old architecture

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This Roman Catholic church is one of the old one having an antique feeling, and as a believer i love to go their. This church has been upgraded to Basilica nearby. The is situated in the shore of pampa.

Thank NibuManamel
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A very old church built many many years ago. It's construction is with teak wood. The surroundings are neat and clean. It's visited by many from far and wide. There's ample parking space. The church can be reached by boat as well.

Thank Alleppeyian
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We stopped off to see this Church from our houseboat. It is a beautiful example of a large church. It has some beautiful features which are well worth the visit. It is also a very charming church and a peaceful place to think.

Thank alantineke
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