Pullichira Church

Pullichira Church

  • Kollam
  • Kerala
  • India

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Pullichira Church, Kollam Overview

Pullichira Church is a well-known pilgrim site in Mayyanad, Kerala. It lies 12 km from Kollam and is an ancient Diocese of Kollam. This church stands near the lake of Pullichira and was constructed in the 16th century. The original structure of this pilgrimage site was built by the Portuguese. In the year 1974, the structure of this splendor was refurbished.


It Is Known For:-
1) Pullichira Church is known for the celebration of the feasts organized here. It includes St. Sebastian's Feast (January), Lourdes Matha Feast (February), St. Joseph's Feast (March), St. Antony's Feast (June), Carmelite Matha Feast (September), and Fatima Matha Feast (October)
2) The celebration of the festivals like Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, and the New Year
3) It is also claimed that many devotees have sighted the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary


Best Time To Visit:-
Pullichira Church is a famous pilgrimage spot. It is flocked by the ardent devotees, as well as tourists, on an extensive scale. The best time to pay a visit to this church is during the months of January, February, March, June, September, and October. This is the period when feasts are organized on a mass scale and alms are distributed among the needy. Visiting during December is also a great decision as one gets to witness the celebration of Christmas.


Reaching There:-
Pullichira Church is a famous attraction in Mayyand, Kerala and is visited by thousands of devotees annually. Mayyanad district is well connected by roadways and railways, thus, an individual can reach this sacred site by hiring the service of the local transit like the bus, cab or auto-rickshaws.


Nearest Railway Station- Kollam Junction
Nearest Airport- Trivandrum International Airport

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