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Address: Armenian Street | Parrys, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
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"three century old church still maintained well"

The Armenian Church is on Armenian Street and this church supposed to be built in the 18th century is still without any damage. The church is maintained by the Armenian Church... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jojijoseph2005
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Armenian Church is on Armenian Street and this church supposed to be built in the 18th century is still without any damage. The church is maintained by the Armenian Church Committee, Kolkotta. The graves of about 350 Armenians and six bells with inscriptions are seen in the church. The Armenians were merchants who walked all the way from Armenia... More 

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Chennai
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you have been to Armenian street in George Town you may have seen this church that would have lent the street its name. Built in 1700's this church is a blink and miss type from the outside. Step into it and be transported into a world of silence, nostalgia and peace. This now deserted church with a watchman and... More 

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Thank Clement W
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

We visited this place during Christmas time to buy X-mas decorative items from nearby stores and buy Bakery products from nearby McRennet shop. This church has low seating capacity, but it seems to be very old heritage structure and is well maintained so far.

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Thank Rucha121
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

There is always a friendly welcome at this church. A reminder of one the many communities which made up colonial Madras.

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Thank AP D
chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This church is famous for people need blessings from St.Antony. Lakhs of people visit on Tuesday to offer their prayer. The church holds special prayer every month 1st Tuesday.

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Thank kakp76
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Located on Armenian Street, Parrys is this very old and ancient church, opposite to Madras High Court Building on NSC Bose Road side. Gets pretty crowded during Sunday Prayer service and on few other occasions. Building maintenance is not so good, despite having lot of heritage value.

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Thank krazikams
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

This Church looks very simple from outside but its worth visiting once. Very peaceful interior and relaxing as well.

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Thank Akash K
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

The church compound is a peaceful, quaint and crumbling oasis in the middle of the noisy and bustling Parrys area of Chennai. The church itself was closed when I went there so the visit was limited to the courtyard (that doubles as a historic cemetery) that offers a pleasant and interesting break from the outside world. As in most historic... More 

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Thank P E
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

A very ancient church near Broadway,well maintained,built by the British, more than 100 yrs old,reflecting the Armenian culture, and one of the few places to visit as a must for Christians,along with Santhome church along the sea .

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Thank Raghavan N
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

People of all religions used to visit the church particularly on Tuesday to worship St Anthony as he consider as the powerful deity god who cures and solve all types of sorrows of his followers.

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