The Evergreen 7 Places around Bangalore That Embrace The Devotee In You

The Evergreen 7 Places around Bangalore That Embrace The Devotee In You

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 14 October 2016, 05:24 Hrs
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BENGALURU: Popularly known as the Garden city of India, Bangalore not only welcomes the latest updates in the technology, but it further greets every religion irrespective of the language barriers and faith. Since, the IT hub comprises of huge number of people from all over the country, there are ideal destinations in and around Bangalore for people heading out for a pilgrimage. According to the Holiday IQ blog, here is a lists of top 7 places near Bangalore to experience spirituality.



The Basilica of Our Lady of Good Faith- Velankanni





Popularly known as the “Lourdes of the East”, the Roman Catholic Latin rite basilica is situated in Velankanni, of Tamil Nadu State.  Located at the distance of 480kms from Bangalore, it attracts pilgrims from all parts of the country. Looking in depth at the architecture, the origins of the church can be traced back to the 16th century. It was built in Gothic style and further was modified by the Portuguese.  The estimated number of pilgrim from all over India visiting the shrine is about 20 million, the prime time being the annual festival from 29th August to 8th September, when the visitor number crosses the 3 million mark.



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