St. Lawrence Church
 

Karkala

St. Lawrence Church - Attur

St. Lawrence Church is located at the foothill of 'Parpale Hill' in a small village called Attur which is about 5Kms west of Karkala bus stand, St. Lawrence Church in Karkala is more than two centuries old. St. Lawrence is widely worshiped. It is said that, their dreams will come true.

Many pilgrims flock this church all year round, but remarkable number of devotees are more during the month of December and January because it is an occasion of festivals.

The beautiful twin gates can be seen at the entrance, welcomes which you all into the holy place. There is a pond called "Pushkarini", built in the vicinity with facility for the devotees to descend into it. The main-


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- church itself is a big hall, built in order to accommodate the large number of worshipers attending the annual feast.

There is a small shrine, where one finds the miraculous statue of St.Lawrence. There is a 100 feet high tower erected which represents religious art of various regions. It was built in the year 1997 symbolizing the acceptance of people of different faiths and beliefs.