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Cheriapally & Valiapally Kottayam Kerala


The Valiapally (St. Mary’s Church) of the Knanaya Orthodox Syrians built in 1550 AD is located at Thazhathangadi. The Persian Cross within the church has intricate inscriptions on it. Close to it is Cheriapally, built in 1579 AD. This church is famous for its mural paintings that depict biblical themes.2 km from Kottayam town


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