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Manjanikara Church

Manjanikara Church is a major Christian pilgrim center in Pathanamthitta, famous for the resting place of Mar Ignatius Elias 111, the holy patriot of Anthiod. While on a visit to India, he died here in 1932.His mortal remains are preserved in this church. The annual festival (Ormaperunal) held here in February is celebrated with much pomp and merriment.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Pathanamthitta


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