St. Thomas Mount National Shrine Tours
About St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, Chennai
Sitting pretty in Chennai’s neighbourhood of Guindy, the St Thomas Mount is this gorgeous little tiny hillock. The church has significance that relate to Syria. There are traces of the Syrian Christian’s church here with regard to St. Thomas the Apostle. The entire area has this characteristic vibe to it, given its being as one of the Chennai areas, that were highly populated by the Anglo-Indians in the 17th century. Under this church lies another church of The St. Thomas Garrison.
Its close proximity to the Chennai airport is an added benefit to make for a quick visit.
St. Thomas Mount National Shrine Information
- There is a weekly retreat on every Sunday of the month.
How To Get To St. Thomas Mount National Shrine by Public Transport
- Butt Road Bus Stop
- Mount Bus Stop
- Cantonment Board (St. Thomas Mount Head Post Office) Bus Station
- Asarkana Omni Bus Stop
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Address: St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, St Thomas Mount, Ramapuram, Tamil Nadu 600016
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 06:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
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The shrine is nestled at the top of St. Thomas Mount. Mass is offered everyday. A peaceful place to meditate and worship God and to honour St. Thomas. Please do not treat this place as a tourist attraction. It's holiness should be preserved.
Well maintained with ample parking space for visitors. It's calm and windy. Great view of the city surrounding the St.Thomas Mount.
Peace Of Mind want to visit again & again we can really feel 2000 years before History on this place
One of the peaceful places in Chennai that gives you the perfect ambiance for personal prayer. Church is located on a small hill. It is supposed to be 500+ years old
Clean. Well maintained. Calm. Windy. Great view.
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