Santhome Church is a Christian religious shrine, located in Chennai. It was built in 16th century by Portuguese explorers. This church is a masterpiece of art with an exemplary work of architecture. It is said that this church is built over the mortal remains of one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. This shrine gets special focus from around the world during Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ. Santhome church is one of the prominent tourist spots among others in the city of Chennai. Also there are various attractive locations surrounding the shrine which furthermore adds to the benefit cart.