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St . Thomas Church, Palayur

Palyur, Thrissur, India
+91 487 255 6978
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historic church

Very close to the Guruvayoor temple.One among the seven and a half churches built by St.Thomas.They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kochi (Cochin), India
Historical Church ,one of the seven and half churches built by St Thomas in India

Palayur or Palayoor is a small village about 35 kms from Trissur. According to tradition,St Thomas... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Aliamma G
Bengaluru, India
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Palyur, Thrissur, India
+91 487 255 6978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to the Guruvayoor temple.One among the seven and a half churches built by St.Thomas.They have the replica of the baptism done in early years

Thank sunseb
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Palayur or Palayoor is a small village about 35 kms from Trissur. According to tradition,St Thomas ,one of the disciples of Jesus Christ,arrived in Kodungallur and traveled to Palayur where he found people doing pooja in a pond by throwing water up. St Thomas performed...More

Thank Aliamma G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is just 5 mins away from the famous Sree Krishna temple at Guruvayoor. Some pilgrimages are arranged to this location, for eg we saw one group that had arrived in a big bus full of pilgrims. It is said that St Thomas the...More

Thank Rajvision
Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the Seven churches established by St Thomas, Apostle of Jesus Christ in first centuries, it stand at the same original site since then. This is also a christian pilgrimage centre and the Annual celebrations are famous. It is also said that there was...More

Thank pp_kuriakose53
Reviewed 4 July 2016

For those of us who are interested in the Syrian Christian Background this is a very important landmark. The first person who explained about the baptism pond was good. But then they took us to the museum and the place where, St. Thomas landed. Was...More

Thank MARY J
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Considering the importance of this site, this is purportedly a church built in 52 AD by Thomas the Apostle, I would expect it to be in much different condition and a major pilgrimage destination. The story of Thomas arriving in Palayur (Palayoor) and building is...More

2  Thank jcmbfla
Reviewed 8 July 2015

before i went i had great expectation abt this church, but disappointed the way they keep. you can see boat place where st. thomas originally landed. beside there is a museum. also you can go to well which is quite near the s=church. but the...More

1  Thank ernakulamtraveller
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

St.thomas church palayooor is an important church in palayuuur..... St.thomas desciple of jesuschrist came here.......preached abt christ and changed some senior caste hindus to christian and made many miracles.......

Thank LipinZtrips
Reviewed 22 January 2015

It was quite difficult finding this place, our driver didn't speak Malayalam and we were a little lost. It is quite near to Chavakad beach actually. Its a beautiful church, with a museum and school within its vicinity. A nice man acted as our guide,...More

Thank RenukaMalaysia
Reviewed 13 December 2013

The church is believed to have been built in A.D. 52 by Saint Thomas the Apostle. It is very close to Chavakkad Town..

2  Thank chirammal-justin
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