St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica Church

Oldest Church In Chennai

St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica - Chennai

Also referred as ‘Santhome Cathedral Basilica Church’, was originally built by the Portuguese who arrived in the Mylapore shores, later it was rebuilt again with the status of cathedral by the British in 1893. St. Thomas was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ was buried in this place and as a tribute to him; this Church was built in 1523.

Visitor guide:

Famous for: Oldest Church, Church museum, St Thomas tomb

Tickets: No fee

Timings: General day timings

Duration: 1 hour

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