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Puthan Palli - the tallest church in Asia

Puthan Palli, literally meaning new church, is situated in the center of Thrissur town in Kerala, South India and is the tallest church in Asia, with a central tower of 260 ft in height.

This church is built over an area of 25,000 sq. ft, in a combination of Indian and Gothic styles of architecture. The church has eleven altars, one in the center and five each to both sides.

It has high belfries and double storeyed aisles. The two front towers are lesser in height than the main tower being of 146 ft in height. The work on the church was started in 1929 and was completed over a period of several years in phases.