St. Mary's Forane Church, Alappuzha

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  • Beautiful exterior, but the inside s a real delight, with several highly decorated altars and stained glass. A haven of peace.  more »
  • St Mary's forana church, just a visit to a beautiful church, good and beautiful atmosphere, situated in a beautiful place  more »
  • Great Church located at the water's edge in the backwaters. Really worth: beautiful architecture that contrasts with most kitsch churches that are usually found in Kerala.
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  • Thronged by thousands of devotees during the annual feast falling in last week of April. It's a highly secular church attracting devotees from non Christian religion also. It's situated on the banks of a small river which makes the place scenic.
  • The annual feast of the above-mentioned Catholic church starts on 27 April with the hoisting of the flag and concludes on 7 May. During the feast, the statue of St. George, decked in gold regalia, is carried out and placed on the dais at the center of the basilica. St George is known as Geevarghese Punyavalan among Nasrani, St Thomas Christians of Kerela (also known as Syrian Christians
  • The world famous Edathua Palli is in situated at Kuttanad, Kerala, India. Edathua church is dedicated to St. George. The annual feast is very famous and thousand of pilgrims from south India come here during the feast. The architecture of Church is very beautiful and there are good wall paintings inside the church. In one sentence ... Old and Beautiful Church for Prayers and Peace.
  • Get positive thinking from this Church. Your brain will refresh.
  • Got the opportunity to visit the church.........Really blessed.....St George pray for us.....

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Where to stay in Alappuzha

The accommodations of Alappuzha vary greatly in style, with the beach, main urban area, and waterways splitting the focus of the city. The area between Alappuzha Beach and Finishing Point contains the highest concentration of accommodations here, with hotels offering sea views and large resorts by the coast, a number of upmarket hotels and simple guesthouses by Finishing Point, and an array of largely standard hotels in the urban area between these two scenic spots. Many visitors to Alappuzha opt to stay on a houseboat for all or part of their visit, with the accommodations taking a range of different routes through the backwaters.
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