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Little Mount Shrine

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St. Thomas Mount, Chennai (Madras) 600015, India
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

It was very interesting to read that one of Jesus's twelve apostles had ever set foot in India and settled in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and encounted hostility against his preaching. A small chapel built there in 1551AD is still remained.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

It is believed that St Thomas who was one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus and mortally wounded took refuge here. The place is best suited for pilgrim groups as the shrine has a lot of religious importance.The underground basalt cave has a perennial spring...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

A very sacred place. Church. It is like a small cave in the banks of adayar river, If you are a chiristian you will like this place

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

A tiny cave here - now called the St. Thomas Cave - is believed to be the place where St. Thomas lived and preached. The cave has a small opening which once led to a tunnel through which the apostle is believed to have escaped...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This church is located in Butt road and close to the public bus stop. A small piece of St. Thomas bone is kept in this basilica for remembrance of the work of the saint in Chennai. Good location with view of the city.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Little Mount Shrine(Chinnamalai) is a small hillock that lies on the bank of river Adayar in chennai

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Praveen S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A Catholic Church dedicated to Apostle St Thomas who was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ. Famous Shrine for Catholics to honour St Thomas and seek his blessings. A wonderful place of pilgrimage. A family visit for prayer, peace and serenity.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank James K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Taken my friend from Indonesia nad it was amazing experience. Nice and large space. Well maintained.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Duraisamy
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Look like this church has been recently renovated and really peaceful to spend sometime....here you can see St.Thomas foot prints,holy water which you can fill in bottes and take home,also you have cave where St.Thomas hiden and used to do prayers

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Visit to Little Mount complement the visit to San Thom Basilica and St Thomas Mount. St Thomas hand and feet impressions are akin to Malayattoor Shrine at , Kerala.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sunnyk332
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