(Also known as Velankanni )

Tamil Nadu | India
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Vailankanni is categorised as Beachside / Pilgrimage

Our Lady of Vailankanni Church (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 May 2009)

Reasons to Visit
  • Vailankanni is a Christian Pilgrimage destination for being home to the Church of Our Lady of Vailankanni, 5 kms South of Nagapattinam.
  • It is believed that our lady chose Vailankanni to dispense her miracles to mankind.
  • Christians from all over the world especially Sri Lanka and Malayasia visit Vailankanni on a Pilgrimage.
  • Christian Pilgrimages in South India"Vailankanni is home to a renowned Lady of Vailankanni Church. The church building was raised to the status of basilica in 1962. The church is renowned and visited by guests from all over India, Srilanka and Malaysia and even European countries as a standalone pilgrimage. "
Access Information

Vailankanni has 2 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Vailankanni

Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Vailankanni

Short Break

  • Christian Pilgrimages in Tamilnadu (4 Nights)

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Trichy Airport and Vailankanni Rs. 4343

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Madurai and Drop to VailankanniRs. 6125

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Trichy Railway Station and VailankanniRs. 4343

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Destination Ideas

  • Catholic Pilgrimages in South India
  • East Coast Road (ECR) Experience
  • Karikal Shani Pilgrimage
  • Thiruvarur Pilgrimage
  • Vailankanni Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Our Lady of Vailankanni is a celebrated Roman Catholic church and Blessed Virgin Mary believed to have appeared in the town. the church is a pilgrim centre for many Roman Catholics of Indian and Srilankan origin
    Roman Catholic Church
    Soundararaja Perumal Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple at Nagapattinam and one of the Divya Desam temples of Tamilnadu.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu, Divya Desam
    Sikkal Singara Velan Temple a popular Lord Muruga temple and 7th most popular after the Arupadaiveedu (six abodes of Lord Muruga) temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Thiruvarur has been one of the five traditional capitals of the Chola empire and home to 11th century Thyagraja temple. The temple complex of 33 acres is one of the biggest in India. Thyagraja temple is home to chariot festival in April. The chariot weighing 300 tonnes and measuring 90 feet height is the largest in Tamil Nadu
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Lord Shiva, Heritage Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Kayarohanaswami Temple is a 6th century Lord Shiva Temple in Nagapattinam visited alongwith Soundararaja Perumal temple, a Lord Vishnu temple and one of the 108 divya desams.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Nagore Dargah is a minaret built over the tomb of Hazrath Nagore Shahul Hamid and a renowned pilgrimage centre for all religions and faith. Dargah is about 500 years old.
    Mosque or Dargah

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Nearest Airport in Vailankanni
  • Tiruchirapalli Airport ( TRZ ) , Trichy-153 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Vailankanni
  • Nagappattinam ( NGT ), Nagapattinam-12 Kms
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