Vimalagiri Church, Kottayam


Vimalagiri Church, Kottayam is one of the prominent churches of Kerala. Vimalgiri Church is easily accessible by the tourists because of its close proximity to Kottayam railway station.

Vimalagiri Church in Kottayam is one of the significant cathedrals under the Diocese of Vijayapuram. The deity worshiped in the church is Vimalambika. The church is also popularly known as Angathattu Palli. It has been gathered from the history, that the foundation stone of Vimalagiri Church was laid in the year 1956. The construction of the grand edifice was finished in the year 1964.

Tourists find the architecture of Vimalagiri Church of Kottayam to be spellbinding. The church has been constructed in the lines of traditional Gothic style of architecture. The church's central tower rises to a lofty height of 172 feet, thereby making it one of the highest church towers in Kerala. Vimalagiri Church stands as one of the exceptional example of architectural grandeur in the city.

During the month of December, Vimalagiri Church is crowded with worshipers from all walks of life. At this time the principal feast of the church is held. Vimalagiri Church, Kottayam is visited by pilgrims, devotees and tourists from all over India.



Last Updated on 05 May 2011





     


     

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