Thankey Church or St St. Mary’s Forane Church Thankey is an important church located in Kadakkarappally village of Alappuzha. Kadakkarappally is famous for this church only which attracts millions of pilgrims. Kadakkarappally is also famous for a historic shipwreck called The Kadakkarapally Boat which is dated to AD 920 –1270.
Thankey Church is an important church in Kerala famous for miraculous statue of the Passion of Our Lord. The statue depicts Jesus in all his sufferings. His flowing hair, blood drying on his brows, pierced palms, feet and the side, the crown of thorns, all challenging a world of material glory. The arrival of pilgrims to the Thankey Church normally begins on Palm Sunday and peak on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Church is often called as our Lady of Purification Church which has made this place of great faith and pilgrimage importance.
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How To Reach Thankey Church
Thankey Church is located in Kadakkarappally Panchayat and NH47 passes through it nearby. There are many bus services to this place from Alleppey and Cochin .
By Air- Cochin International Airport is about 61 Km from here.
By Train- Ernakulam Junction one of the major station of Kerala is located about 37 Km from here.