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Kalloorkad St Marys Basilica Church Champakulam

Champakulam, Kerala 688505, India.
tickets starts from FREE

Things to Know


  • Spiritual

  • 30 - 45 Min

  • Restroom

  • Staircase

  • Sitting area

  • Baby friendly

  • Couple Friendly

  • Parking

  • Accepts donations

  • Drinking Water

  • Help desk

  • Prayer room

  • Cctv

  • Security guard

  • Footwear Counter

  • Dustbin

Ticket


  • free entry

  • Adult
    FREE

  • Children
    FREE

  • Foreigner
    FREE

  • Mobile Camera
    FREE

  • Still Camera
    FREE

  • Video Camera
    FREE


About

St. Mary's Syro-Malabar Catholic Forane Church, Champakulam, located in Champakulam 16 km from the heart of the city Alappuzha. St. Mary's Syro-Malabar Catholic Forane Church, Champakulam is an ancient Christian Church in Kerala. It belongs to the Syro-Malabar Church under the archeparchy of Changanacherry. It is a Forane church, with several Parishes under it. Champakulam Kalloorkadu St. Mary's Forane Church (also called Champakulam Valia Palli) is one of the oldest Christian churches in India and the mother church of almost all Catholic Syrian churches in Alleppey District. Believed to be established in AD 427. Rebuilt many times and the many rock inscriptions found around the church tell us about the history of the church. The open-air Rock Cross at Champakulam church is one of the most ancient ones with clear documentation of its antiquity up to AD 1151. There are many archaeological artifacts found around the church about its history. Champakulam church was once under Niranam Church, which was founded by the Apostle Saint Thomas himself.. Champakulam Church had very friendly relations with the Jacobite Syrian group and had a pivotal role in many ecumenical efforts in the Eighteenth century.

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Weather forecast in Kalloorkad St Marys Basilica Church Champakulam

25.66°C

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  • Minimum temperature
    25.66° C

  • Maximum temperature
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  • Humidity
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  • Wind Direction
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