San Thome Church2757 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
- Address: 38, Santhome High Rd, Basha Garden, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India
- Timings: 05:30 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: 044-24985455
- Time Required: 00:45 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture
One of the very few Gothic churches in Chennai, the San Thome Church with its unique location is one of the most important attractions of Chennai. The church is set picturesquely on the mortal remains of one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. The church derives its name from Saint Thomas, who came to India A.D.52 and died in A.D.72.
The significance of the church amplifies further with its being as one of the only two other Basilicas in the world that are built over the tomb of an apostle. Another feature of the church, underground chapel draws curious visitors. If you are a history buff, or someone who is fascinated by the intricate details of Portuguese style architecture, you are certain to be bowled over by this Chennai attraction. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Chennai itinerary 1 day.
How to Reach San Thome Church
- Santhome Church Bus Station
- Sivan Bus Stop Bus Station
- Employment Office Bus Stop
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46.16% of people who visit Chennai include San Thome Church in their plan
07 AM - 08 AM
45.36% of people start their San Thome Church visit around 07 AM - 08 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see San Thome Church
91.13% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting San Thome Church