Kumarakom - St Mary’s Church in Cheriapally

Kumarakom - St Mary’s Church in Cheriapally

St Mary's Church, also known as Kottayam Cheriapally is a beautiful shrine that attracts devotees, pilgrims as well as art lovers with its amazing blend of Kerala and Portuguese architectural styles. The pillars, cornices, pediments, and galleries in the European style is truly outstanding. Built in the year 1579, it is one of the oldest cathedrals in India. The unique and attractive style of architecture, murals and paintings adorns the walls of the church. And these paintings depicts biblical as well as non-biblical themes. Many devotees and pilgrims visit this church during its annual feast which is celebrated on January 15 every year.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
Throughout the year. Church Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM.Holy Mass: only Wednesday & Sunday – 7:30 AM. 1 to 2 Hrs. No

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Spend some time in relaxation at the church premises.

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