St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, Chennai

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Address: St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, St Thomas Mount, Ramapuram, Tamil Nadu 600016, Chennai, India

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Timings: 06:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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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 reach 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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St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, Chennai Reviews

  • Wonderful place. If you would like to visit a peaceful place in the middle of city, this is the right choice. This small and historical temple is worth a visit. Car and Bike parking spaces available for a nominal charge. The way to the temple also scenic.

  • This is a peaceful place in the middle of the city with a nice view of the city. It's preferable to go during sunset or sunrise. Online cab services cater to this location. Good spot for photography lovers. Alandur metro station is viewable from this place. Tea/Coffee is available for the visitors. Parking is charged but drops are free.

  • A place where it is possible to find tranquility (only if you don't come on festival days or weekend). Great view of Chennai. Hope they improve their canteen.

  • Best place for family Visit, Very Clear View airplane Take Off ... Children will love the experience of watching full city in different view..

  • Beautiful church located at the top of Chennai city. Nice view from the top. Peaceful and calm church.

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