St. Mary Church in Chennai, Taminadu, India
The St. Mary's Church has its own importance. It is also called as the Westminster Abbey of the
East. It is one of the ancient buildings of Chennai and also it is the first Anglican Church in
Asia. The church has been named as St. Mary because its origin was laid down on the Annunciation
day of the Virgin Mary. It is believed that in this divine day the heavenly declaration of Jesus
birth has been announced to Mother Mary.