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St. Thomas Mount is 17th century church set on a small hillock in Guindy area close to Chennai International Airport. Syrian Christians of India trace the origin of their church to the Apostle of St.Thomas, understood to have attained martyrdom here in Chennai. A shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Expectation (Mother Mary) was built in 1523 on top of the mount where it is believed that the altar of this shrine was built on the spot where St.Thomas death may have occurred

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Church (Syrian Catholic)

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