Overview

Vallarpadam Basilica is the most important Marian Shrine in India. People from all parts of the world irrespective of caste or creed go to the church to seek the blessings of Mary, the mother of Jesus, popularly known as "Vallarpadathamma"

Vallarpadam is situated next to Bolgatty Island on the west, and linked to the Ernakulam mainland via the new Goshree bridges. It is about 3.5 kilometers (2.2 mi) in length in the north-south direction and hosts a population of 10,000 people. Vallarpadam is about one kilometer (½ mile) away from the Ernakulam mainland.

The Church campus includes:
Basilica Church
Mariyan Tower
Rosary Park
Adima/Confession Hall
Chapel of the Holy Spirit
Parish Hall
Miguel Correya Hall
Presbytery & Office
Adoration Chapel
Hotel Meenakshi
Book Stall

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