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Address: Post Attur. (Via Kukundur). | Karkala Taluk. Udupi District, Karkala 576 117, India
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The Ancient looking Church will always give you a good Picture. It always gives a good feeling of peace. Must visit place if in Karkala. There is Direct bus services during... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ancient looking Church will always give you a good Picture. It always gives a good feeling of peace. Must visit place if in Karkala. There is Direct bus services during Wednesdays.

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Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

St. Lawrence Shrine was declared a Minor Basillica on August 1.2016. Mass was conducted and after that stage programme which was viewed by thousands of devotees. This church was came into public notice during 1759 due to miracles. I used to visit every year during my childhood to attend Attur Jatre. People from all walks of the society visit this... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

It's about 360 kms from Bangalore. The roads are very nice. This church was demolished during Tippu sultan times and was rebuilt. It's more 200 years old. The old church is behind & the new one is in the front. The majestic front is mesmerising. Recently this is elevated to minor basilica. This August is the conscrecration. Be get &... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Its in Attur which is 10mins drive from Karkala.One must visit it during month of January, the annual feast to see the devotion of the people.

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Thank Sunagad
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Building is beautiful but it has exploited the forest area where it has been built. I doubt the motto of making such a big church in a forest. Also from where they get budget for this. Might be they are getting funding from abroad .

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Thank Nitesh S
Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is the church where the famous St Lawrence festival is celebrated in January every year. The church is beautiful and it is serene and calm inside. There is a holy statue where you can pray and offer your intentions as well as offerings. There is also a miraculous pond.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

It s about 30 min drive from Manipal. The architecture of the place is unique. The tall towers can be seen from distant. The place looks secluded but one can get immense peace far from the urban crowd.We visited it on Sunday just before the mass, not much people were there. There is a miraculous pond within the premises, the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

With parents informing us of the history of this church since their childhood...it becomes a must visit. This is a miraculous church as is informed by the local people. Beautiful church and totally serene. There is peace in the surroundings which completely rejuvenates you. A must visit during the feast in Jan...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Pray with full faith and it will come true. I bear testimony to this. I had prayed 2 years back at St Lawrence church and my wish did come true. Its a beautiful church and just makes you relax and forget all your worries. Leave them with God.

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

St. Lawrence church has been attracting people from all religions for several years. It is believed that by praying here, your prayers will be answered. If you want to avoid the crowds, don't go during the feast of St. Lawrence which falls in the 3rd week of January

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