Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Vettukadu Perunal

The Madre de Deus Church, popularly known as Vettukad Church, is situated about 7 km from Thiruvananthapuram. This church is said to be over 500 years old. Every year the region comes alive to celebrate the annual ‘Feast of Christ the King’. The image of Christ the King is taken out in a colourful procession, which is taken part by thousands of believers.

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