Saint Sebastian Pilgrim Church - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Varkala Railway Station): 7 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: At Moongode

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 7 km from Varkala Railway Station, Saint Sebastian Pilgrim Church is a catholic church situated in Moongode. It is one of the famous churches in this region, and among the top places to visit during your Varkala vacation.

Located on the banks of the backwaters of Varkala, Saint Sebastians Pilgrim Church is an important pilgrim center for Christians. It was built by the Portuguese Missionaries and is famous for the Feast of Saint Sebastian which is held every year in February when the beautiful church is transformed into a colorful and bustling attraction especially for the followers. The church feast is heavily visited by people of surrounding areas and hosted several competitions such as boating, games, stage shows like dance, drama, magic.

Timings: 6 AM - 7 PM

Entry: Free