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Our Lady of Ransom Church, Kanyakumari

Built in Gothic style of architecture with Portuguese influence, the Church of Our Lady of Ransom is located near the Kanyakumari beach in Tamil Nadu. The church is dedicated to Mother Mary and is one of the beautiful churches in South India. The main attraction of this church is its 153 ft high central tower, crowned with a cross of pure gold. The annual festival or carnival of this church is celebrated every year, during the second week of December.

Kanyakumari or Cape Comorin is the land’s end of the Indian subcontinent. This beach destination is famous for the union of three seas - the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. The place is also noted for spectacular sunsets and sunrises.