Panimaya Matha Church
Air : Nearest Air Port at Vagaikulam 14 kms from Thoothukudi. Daily Flight to Chennai
Rail : Connected to Chennai, Mysore, Bangalore, Tirunelveli, and Tiruchendur,
Road : Good connectivity by Road. Frequent bus services to all important places.
Thoothukudi is traditionally known for pearl fishing and shipping activities, production of salt and other related business. This is a port city in the southern region of Tamilnadu. This is a natural port, from this place freedom fighter V.O.Chidambaranar operated the Swadeshi shipping company during the British rule. Now Thoothukudi is a bustling town with business activities.
Panimaya Matha Church (Shrine Basilia of Our Lady of Snow”) is a famous church built by the Portugese in 1711. Every year on 5th August the church festival is conducted in a grand manner which attracts a large number of devotees from all faiths.