Ranked 33 among Places to Visit in Thrissur
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Being the tallest church tower in Asia which can be seen from anywhere in the town, the Bible Tower is located in Thrissur, Kerala. With a height of around 260 feet, the structure was inaugurated on 7th January 2007. Dr Pedro Lopez Quintana, reverend dedicated the tower for world peace. One of the most sacred places present in Thrissur, the Bible Tower stands proudly at around 260 feet tower behind two towers with a height of 140 feet each. Not only that, this structure has also been certified as an earthquake-proof structure by the officials of the Geology Department.
The building has been adorned with a lit red cross on the top which is proudly symbolic of the presence of the Roman Catholic Church in the Thrissur city. The childhood of Jesus Christ has been exquisitely carved in wood and his healing being displayed in stained glass. Attractive paintings of apostles in terra cotta, special oil paintings which show the sufferings of Jesus Christ and miracles of Christ demonstrated in brass are enough to captivate the visitors.
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