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Attractions to explore nearby St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

St. Thomas Mount National ShrineNear Guindy Kathipara, Parangi Malai, St Thomas Mount, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600016, India

A small hillock in the Chennai city. The ancient Syrian church community of India traces the origin of their church here.

Nearby Attractions

Madras War Cemetery0.99 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

The cemetery is spread over an area of 2.75 acres and contains 856 Commonwealth burials of the second-word war.

Guindy National Park4.81 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Guindy national park is a protected area of Tamilnadu and the 8th smallest national park in India and one of the very few national parks situated inside a city.

Valluvar Kottam7.58 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Valluvar kottam is a monument in Chennai, dedicated to the classical Tamil poet and philosopher Valluvar.

Elliots Beach8.52 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

This beach is the endpoint of the Marina beach shore. A prominent landmark on this beach is the Karl schmiditt memorial.

Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple8.87 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Kapaleeswarar temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva located in Mylapore. The temple is an ancient one that was built around the 7th century in Dravidian architecture.wh

Chetpet Ecopark9.53 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

This is a nice venue for boating and fishing. Auge walkway is there around the lake and it is decorated very well.

Santhome basilica church9.68 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

It is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in the Santhome city of Chennai which was built in16 th century by Portuguese explorers.

Connemara Public Library9.99 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

One of the four National Depository Libraries which receives a copy of all books, newspapers, and periodicals published in India. Situates in a British era building with great architecture.

Chennai Marina Lighthouse10.06 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

A lighthouse situated in the Marina beach Chennai facing the bay of Bengal on the east coast of the Indian subcontinent.

Government Museum Chennai10.08 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

One of the most famous sightseeing spots in Chennai. there is a huge collection of artifacts and so many objects relating geology, archaeology, zoology, anthropology, etc.

Chennai Rail Museum10.69 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

The Chennai Rail Museum is a railway museum in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The museum opened on 16 April 2002 on the premises of the Furnishing Division of the Integral Coach Factory near Villivakkam.

Marina Beach10.84 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Marina beach is a natural urban beach in Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. this is the longest natural beach in the country.

Dr MGR Memorial11.93 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Mgr memorial is a memorial structure built on the Marina beach adjacent to the Anna memorial. This memorial is built in the memory of former chief minsiter and actor DR M.G Ramachandran and his protege J. Jayalalitha whose bodies were buried at this site.

Anna Memorial12.02 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

This is a memorial structure built in the Marina beach Chennai in memory of the former chief minister of Tamilnadu Mr Annadurai.

Puzhal aeri lake18.12 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Also known as the Red hills lake. It is one of the two rainfed reservoirs that supplies water to the Chennai city.

Arignar Anna Zoological Park18.49 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

This is the first public zoo in India, affiliated with the central zoo authority of India.

The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology29.60 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

This is to promote the conservation of the reptiles and amphibians and theirhabitats through education scientifc research and captive breeding.

Krishna's Butter Ball42.93 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

A gigantic granite boulder resting on a short incline in the historical town of Mahabalipuram. The boulder is approximately 6 meters high and 5 meters wide and weighs around 250 tons.

Descent of the Ganges43.07 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

Descent of the Ganges is a huge rock monument located on West Raja Street in Mahabalipuram. Carved in the 7th century during the Pallava reign on the face of an enormous boulder, this along with the adjacent carving, Arjuna's Penance, is one of the largest open-air rock sculptures in the world.

Shore Temple43.23 KMs away from St. Thomas Mount National Shrine

This 8th-century temple is so named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. This is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site because of its architecture, history, and heritage.