St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

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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
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site

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 Travel Tips

  • There is a weekly retreat on every Sunday of the month.

How to Reach St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

  • 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 Address: St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, St Thomas Mount, Ramapuram, Tamil Nadu 600016, Chennai, India
  • St. Thomas Mount National Shrine Timing: 06:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • St. Thomas Mount National Shrine Price: Free
  • Time required to visit St. Thomas Mount National Shrine: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 6.17% of people who visit Chennai include St. Thomas Mount National Shrine in their plan

  • 36.07% of people start their St. Thomas Mount National Shrine visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

People normally club together Ashtalakshmi Temple and T Nagar And Ranganathan Street while planning their visit to St. Thomas Mount National Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

St. Thomas Mount National Shrine Reviews & Ratings

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  • Apostle Thomas, Disciple of Jesus Christ was Martyred here. This place has historical significance and is patronized around the world. Great place to relax, meditate and unwind. The scenic top view of the city is worth the trip!

  • A Catholic spiritual place in Chennai. Cool breeze, positive vibes, good views from the top of the hill really takes our minds to different level. We can c the sea and airport from the top of the hill. Nice to have a visit. There are certain rules and regulations by the church. We have to pay toll if u bring a vehicle. Parking charge is there to park the vehicle. It is a safe place

  • I have visited twice to this place its awesome when u enter inside the shrine u will feel something special. It seems someone is touching ur heart it's Jesus & his Apostle St. Thomas. U will also experienced the scenic beauty of Chennai city from dis beautiful Mount wait till Sunset its wow....

  • You get awesome view of the City. Inside the worship place...... you get peace. I love the architecture too. Acoustics of the room is awesome and it helps you to feel and experience your soul.

  • Awesome view of the city..!! 😍 such a peaceful environment with cool breeze. Love the view of the whole Chennai city.. The Metro train 🚄 running at high speed, on the other side flights ✈busy taking off and landing is something else .. You can see the beautiful mountains on the other side of the end.. All this makes it look so beautiful..!! This place shows how beautiful Chennai city is..!! 😍 you can go inside the church and pray.. Where else can you get something so peacefully than this.. Just awesome.. Love it!!😍

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