About Our Lady of Ransom Church
Our Lady of Ransom Church is one of the best architectural places to see in Kanyakumari. Built during the 15th century with the Gothic style of architecture, it is dedicated to Mother Mary. The walls and the ceilings contain the exquisite carvings of the 12 disciples of Christ, angels playing musical instruments and wooden carvings depicting the coronation of Mother Mary.
It is believed that to represent the seven holy fruits, the church was designed to have seven doors. The main attraction of the church is the golden cross, present at the Central tower. It adds to the grandeur and charm of the remarkable structure. The church contains bells which had been imported from Italy in the late 19th century.
You can also observe huge statues of St. Francis Xavier and St. Thomas inside the church. Near the entrance, there is a statue of Mother Mary, also imported from Italy. It is amazing to watch the beautiful historical monument at the backdrop of the majestic ocean.
Location: The church is located at Church Road in Kanyakumari.
Timing: The church is open all days of the week from 5:00 AM till 6:30 PM