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Arthunkal Church

Arthunkal Church

Arthunkal Church

20 kilometres from Alleppey ,

The biggest Shrine of St Sebastian in the world. The church, officially 'Arthunkal St. Andrew's Basilica', St Sebastian's International Shrine Arthunkal, Alappuzha district, Kerala, 

Arthunkal Church is also known as the Saint Sebastian Forance Church. If you are visiting Kerala then you must visit this Church. This church is the most sought after Christian holy place in Alleppey. It attracts thousands of devotees every year. The Arthunkal Church is located from about 1.2 km from Cherthala Town. This church was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century and it is famous for holding a 10 days festival out here annually. The festival is called as Arthunkal Perunnal. Every year tourists of different religions come here for this festival and enjoy it a lot. This is like a religious union at this place.