Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours (Puthan Pally) is the biggest church in India and the tallest church in Asia situated in Thrissur town in the state of Kerala. This church was built in the year 1925 with the support and guidance of then Maharaja of Cochin, His Royal Highness Rama Varma. It is well-known for remarkable Gothic style architecture and three mammoth towers, two in the front and one in the rear.


On 25th April 1992, the church was raised to the status of Minor Basilica by the Venerable Pope John Paul II. Thereafter the church has come to be called Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours or Puttanpalli.