State: Tamil Nadu
Location: South India
Type of Construction: Medieval
Type of Building: Mosque
Festival: Kandhuri Urs
Accomodation: Accomodations are easily available at budget hotels and lodges in Nagapattinam.
Accesibility Nagapattinam is very well connected to the other major cities by rail and road.
Nearby Cities: Karaikal,Thanjavur,Chennai
The Dargha in Nagore of Meeran Sahib Abdul Qadir Shahul Hamid Badshah(the Lord of Andavar) i... read more
This church is in honour of Our Lady of Health, the Madonna of Velankanni. Smaller in scale than the original one at Velankanni (near Nagapattinam) the devoted believe in the miraculous curative powers of the Madonna.
On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, at the Eliot's Beach, Besant nagar stands this beautiful shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mother of God and our Heavenly mother - The Annai Velankanni Shrine.