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Velankanni Kallada Travels , also known as Vailankanni or "Velanganni", is a panchayat town in Nagapattinam district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a small town located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal 350 km south of Chennai (Madras) and 12 km south of Nagapattinam on the Coromandel Coast, in Tamil Nadu, India.
Once a port that traded with Rome and Greece, the tiny commercial center gradually lost its importance to the larger Nagapattinam. The canal built to link that city with Vedaranyam still lies to the west of Vailankanni. The Vellayar, a minor branch of the Cauvery River, runs on the south of the village and flows into the sea.
The site of an important Roman Catholic shrine dedicated to Our lady of Good Health, Vailankanni was one of the worst hit areas in the tsunami that followed the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.
Tourist Attractions in Velankanni.
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In Velankanni, the shrine here is dedicated to Our Lady of Health, the Madonna of Velankanni, and is well-known as Sacred Arogya Matha Church. Fully consecrated to Virgin Mary and the Heavenly Mother, this church has an extended Basilica. There is also a shrine of Our Lady of Sorrow, where the sorrowing Mother is portrayed carrying Infant Jesus in her arms.
In Velankanni, Situated opposite the Basilica, this museum has diverse exhibits, with biblical incidents depicted on both sidewalls. Also, the precious offerings made by the devotees are displayed as well.
Places around Velankanni
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In Velankanni,One of the popular harbors of India, Nagapattinam on the Coromandel Coast is home to the Shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman Temple, Sowriraja Perumal Temple, and Nellukkadai Mariamman Temple. Other places worth a visit here are the mini museum, the lofty lighthouse and the sprawling golden beach.
4) Sri Rangam Temple
In Velankanni, The first Vaishnava temple in South India, this temple, located in Trichy, is the premier amongst the 108 Vaishnava divyadesas.
Fairs & Festivals
5) Arokkaiyamatha festival
In Velankanni,Commencing on 29th of August, this 10-day grand festival commemorating the Feast of Our Lady is celebrated at the Velankanni Church. Pilgrims from different parts of India and even abroad throng to the site, bathe religiously in the sea, and tonsuring their heads walk on their knees or roll up to the shrine as rituals.
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Koratty Kallada Travels is a census town in Thrissur district in the Indian state of Kerala.
Koratty Kallada Travels is one of the biggest Marian/Christian/Catholic pilgrimage travel destination of Kerala in India.Korattymuthy Shrine is a Pilgrimage centre in Kerala. It is also known as the Lourdes of Kerala. Korattymuthy is the well known name for Holy Mary or Mother Mary here. Devotees from all over the world visit Koratty annually. Every year the Feast of Koratty Muthy will commence on 1st Sunday after October 10th. The flag for the feast will be hosted on the previous Wednesday.
Koratty Kallada Travels is a small town in Thrissur district of South India. Koratty had a population of 42,000. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Koratty has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5% male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 84%.
Kallada Travels takes you to the Koratty is one of the biggest Marian/Christian/Catholic pilgrimage travel destination of Kerala in India. It is also known as the Lourdes of Kerala. Korattymuthy is the well known name for Holy Mary or Mother Mary here. Devotees from all over the world visit Koratty annually. All through the year, especially during the feast days, devotees of all castes and creeds, from far and wide, throng to this place to pay their respect to Koratty Muthy (Mother Mary) and pray for blessings.
Koratty Kallada Travels is also famous for its industrial units. Vaigai Thread Processors Ltd. (formerly J&P Coats, Jamuna Threads & Madura Coats and Coats Viella (I) Ltd. etc.). Another major industry is in Public Sector under the control of Government of India - Government of India Press, Koratty (GIPK). It is the one and only Indian Government controlled press in Kerala.
CARE-Keralam, a Joint Venture between the Government of India, Kerala government and Ayurvedic Industries,will provide common facilties for ayurvedic products manufacturers at the five acre land at the Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) Industries Park at Koratty.
Koratty Kallada Travels in Thrissur ( Trichur / Trissur) District of Kerala, India near to Chalakudy is emerging as the third IT destination of Kerala after the inauguration of Infopark Thrissur, the third IT park of Kerala. It is also known as the famous Marian / Catholic pilgrim centre of Kerala - Korattymuthy.
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