Wednesday, September 27, 2017

St. Antony's Church, Kappukad, Kanyakumari

St. Antony's Church, Kappukad, Kanyakumari
St. Antony's Church is located at Kappukad Village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. Kappukad is an ancient village, also known as Kappiyankadu due to the belief that the ancient Tamil poet Tholkappiyar, the disciple of Agasthya, was born here in the Tamil month of Chittirai on a Pournami day in 865 BC. St. Antony's Church is located at the centre of the village. The village is situated 2 Kms away from the Nagercoil - Trivandrum National Highway (NH47) and 3 Kms away from the continuation of East Coast Road connecting Kanyakumari and Kochi



The Church is located at about 5 Kms from Marthandam, 4 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 18 Kms from Thuckalay, 31 Kms from Nagercoil, 54 Kms from Kanyakumari and 46 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is Kuzhithurai Railway Station (4 Kms). Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

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