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Malayattoor

, Kerala

  (part of Angamaly region)

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State: Kerala
District: Ernakulam
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Malayalam
Best Season: Throughout the year
Weather: Summer 32-40°C, Winter 12-30°C
Pincode: 683587
STD code: 04857
Malayattoor is an important Christian pilgrimage center located in the state of Ernakulam, Kerala. The Malayattoor Church, 17 km away from Cochin attracts many devotees from the state as well as people from around the country. The apostle St Thomas’s church has been recognized as an important international church by the Vatican. Christian devotees congregate at the hill top for all religious ceremonies held here. The Cochin International airport is located around 15 km from the church and international tourists can easily reach the church from there.

Every year on the first Sunday after Easter many pilgrims travel from all over the State to the church to receive blessings. The architecture of the church is Roman inspired Greek designs. The altar is based on a Greek design and there are many paintings depicting various scenes from the bible. It is believed that St Thomas held prayers at the church after he reached Kerala. The church is possibly among the oldest in the State of Kerala.
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I am Kerala born but staying Gujarat since1960 I wish to visit Malayatoor St Thomas Church and Kodungalloor I belong to nearby Tiruvalla in Kerala How to rech there from Thiruvalla Changanacherry or Kottyam
Is there is any rooms available for overnight stay for self and family Pl send the details
Posted by P C Chacko 2 year, 8 months ago

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