Monday, January 13, 2020

Edapally Church








Built in 593 AD, Edapally Church is officially called St. George’s Syro Malabar Forane Church now. It is one of the most popular and most visited churches in the district. It is also believed to be the oldest church in Kerala and is also one of the biggest churches in Asia that is dedicated to St. George who is believed to be the protector from snakes. Therefore one of the famous offering here are of cocks. During church celebrations, this church is beautifully decorated. The pictures of the church during that times of the year has gained global attention. People from all around the state visit the church everyday and especially during celebrations. Hence the entire place becomes very crowded often allowing only small moving traffic in the roads around the church. But the vibe among the people in this place during those times are amazing. There will be happiness and hope all around and it spreads to every other devotee.  

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