Velankanni beach - Tamil Nadu
Velankanni beach is located in Tamilnadu at a distance of 350 Kms from Chennai. Velankanni beach is the most popular pilgrim centre for catholic christians of Tamilnadu and the church of our Lady of Health is located heire. Apart from Christianity, people from various faiths visit here. This beach is also called the Lourdes of the East as both the places experience a large number of pilgrims on an annual basis. On the months of August and September there is couple of festivals.
These are several attractions. Visitors can enjoy activities like swimming at Velankanni beach but before they venture out to swim they have to ask the resort as the sea becomes rough on certain occasions.
How to Reach Velankanni Beach:
- Nearest airport are Chennai about 311 Kms & Tiruchirapalli International Airport which is 160 kms away.
- Nearest Railway station is at Thanjavur which is 95 kms.
- Velankanni Beach can be reached by bus from Chennai, Tanjavur & Tririchy.