St.Mary's Church / Gundala Church

Pilgrimage

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Distance (From Vijayawada Railway Station): 6 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: On Top Of Gundala Hill

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 6 Kms from Vijayawada Railway Station, Gundala Church also known as St. Mary's Church or Gundala Meri Matha Church is located on top of Gundala Hill.

As per records, Reverend Arlati who was the then rector of St Mary's Church established a beautiful sculpture of Our Lady at this place in 1825 and the church was later constructed. Irrespective of caste, creed and religion, people visit this shrine and receive the blessing.

An annual event of Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is held in the month of February that attracts thousands of devotees. A colorful fair takes place during this festival.