Vettukad Church Trivandrum Kerala
Vettukad church is a famous pilgrim center in Trivandrum, Kerala. The Church is also known as the Madre De Deus Church and is specially renowned among the pilgrims and tourists for the ‘Feast Of Christ The King’ celebration. Vettukad church is located by the Arabian Sea and it is within 3 Km from Shanghumugham Beach. The feast of Christ the King is celebrated in the 3rd Sunday of November every year. The feast at Vettukad church attracts lots of devotees and tourists from all over Kerala. The present Vettukad church was built in 1934. Its history dates back to St. Francis Xavier who established the church centuries back. The feast of Christ the King at Vettukad church lasts 10 days. The last day of the feast is celebrated with a grand procession covering the entire parish.
How to reach Vettukad Church
The nearest railway station to Vettukad Church is Kochuveli Station at about 3 km and Trivandrum central railway station at about 7 km. Trivandrum International Airport is about 3 km from Vettukad Church. KSRTC operates regular bus service from Trivandrum city to Vettukad
Vettukad Church Website: www.vettucaudchurch.org