St. Mary's Church, Manarcad also known as the Manarcad Marth Maryam Cathedral is a renowned Christian pilgrimage center of Kerala. Located almost 8 kilometers away from Kottayam town, it is among the prominent churches belonging to the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Christians. The 8-day annual feast popularly known as Ettunompu of this church is very famous that held from September 1st to 8th. Thousands of devotees from different areas of the state visit this church during this annual event in order to participate in the prayers and other rituals.
Manarcad St. Mary’s Church is a must-visit Christian pilgrimage center in Kerala. Include it in your travel itinerary to seek blessings from Virgin Mary if you plan a pilgrimage trip to Kerala. It is one of the largest Christian parishes in the state with more than 2000 families. This holy spot is around 6 kilometers away from Kottayam railway station. The nearest Cochin International Airport is about 65 kilometers from this pilgrim center. The Christian pilgrimage tour packages of Tour My India to Kerala covers many major churches and pilgrim centers in the state. Contact them today to select the right package that suits your requirements and budget.