Valia Palli

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Granite Cross of Kaduthuruthy Vallyapalli (Photo Courtesy: Lijujose)

St. Marys Church, the Valia Palli (the Big Church) was built in 1550 by Knanaya Syrian Christians who immigrated from West Asia, and is considered the first Christian church in Kottayam town. This church is famous for its two Persian crosses made of granite. There are rare antique carvings and mural paintings behind the main altar and on the ceiling of the church



Church (Syrian Catholic)

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