Avur Church

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The Roman Catholic Church at Avur is situated in the village of Avur, 28 kilometres (17 mi) from the town of Pudukkottai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was constructed by Rev. John Venatius Bachet in 1547. The church was rebuilt in 1747. The renowned Italian missionary and Tamil scholar Joseph Beschi served in this church.


Coordinates: 10°39′35″N 78°40′21″E / 10.65972°N 78.672369°E / 10.65972; 78.672369