Category: Churches

Christ the King Church

Location Christ the King Church is an architectural marvel that resides in the campus of Loyola College, in Chennai city. The church is situated in the Nungambakkam region of the metropolitan city. Nungambakkam Railway Station lies very close to the college premises and as such can easily be accessed from distant suburbs. Overview In the year 1931, French clergymen commissioned an Indian architect named S.A. Gnanaprakasam Pillai, for the construction of the church. On 6th March, the then Archbishop of Chennai (Madras at that time) inaugurated the church. The architectural marvel was built by employing bricks and lime mortar. The...

St. Mary’s Church

Location St. Mary’s Church is located in the premises of St. George Fort, in the city of Chennai. Tamil Nadu, the state of which Chennai forms the city, is known for the numerous religious attractions it holds. St. Mary’s Church is grounded towards south west of the city center, the suburb called as George Town. The place as such is quite reachable once you land in the city. Overview St. Mary’s Church is the oldest surviving institutions established by the British Power in India. The church also happens to be the first Anglican church in the famous city of Chennai....

Luz Church

Location Luz Church is situated in the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai. The famous metropolis houses a number of such attractions, encompassing the popular religious and monumental places. The church lies at a stones distance from the Luz Church Road towards the north east of Mylapore suburbs. Overview Luz Church is popular by many names like Church of ‘Our Lady of Light’ and ‘Kaatu Kovil’. The latter term in Tamil dialect means church located in the forest. The nomenclature follows from the fact that the area where the church stands used to be occupied by rich mangrove forests. The...

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