Panimaya Matha Church



Genral Information


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.

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