Kottakkavu Mar Thoma Syro-Malabar Pilgrim Church, North Paravur is a Syro-Malabar church established in 52 AD by St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. It is the primary church in India and is called an Apostolic Church credited to the Apostolate of St. Thomas who preached and also commenced conversion of people to Syriac Christianity right here. It became part of the Ezharappallikal seven church buildings that he installed in India; the other six church buildings had been hooked up at Kodungalloor, Kokkamangalam, Palayoor, Kollam, Niranam, and Nilackal.
Mar Sabor and Mar Proth got here from Persia to Malankara inside the 9th century. They constructed and presided over some of church buildings in Malankara operating in accordance with Saint Thomas Christians. The 2nd church of Kottakkavu become rebuilt right now. After their loss of life they had been remembered as saints and their name become given to this church. Kottakkavu Sliva, a Persian move engraved on granite stone by Mar Sabor and Mar Proth, is preserved within the chapel in the front of the church.