Luz Church (Church of Our Lady of Light) is situated in a small nook of Mylapore in Chennai. The Church was built in the 16th century by a clergy from Portugal as a tribute to Mother Mary. Luz Church (Church of Our Lady of Light) is considered to be the first church of its type built as a tribute to ‘Our Lady of Light’. This church is said to be of historic importance and has stood strong despite the beatings of time; different rulers from time to time occupied it for short periods. One can witness old European canonical design in this church, as the domes in mysterious style add to the beauty of this church. People visit this church and offer prayers, with an aim that mother Mary will shower her blessings on them. This church being one of the oldest churches serves as a showcase of old European culture and history.