There are numerous churches in Kerala where thousands of devotees come to offer prayer. As Christianity arrived to Kerala long back, there are numerous ancient churches in Kerala. One of the Apostle of Jesus Christ, named St. Thomas arrived to Kerala. He is believed to have spread Christianity in Kerala and have built many churches here. He is considered to have built 7 churches in Kerala.
In most of the churches the devotees other than Christians also come to offer prayers. There is no caste bar for the entry of people in most of the churches. People also organize the weddings from the churches. During this ceremony, the church is beautifully decorated with flowers and other decorative items.
Christian pilgrim centers include Edathua Church, Holy Cross Shrine, Kurisumala Monastery, St Francis Church, Marthamariyam Cathedral etc.