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Paradesi Synagogue

Jew Town Rd | Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin), India
271628
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This temple dates back to the 16th century.
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Jew Town Rd | Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed today

If you are in Kochi town a quick visit to the synagogue is possible.Th etiles are very old and one needs to take shoes off before entering.A small family looks after the synagogue.

Thank Anju J
Reviewed yesterday

It was a wonderful experience, felt like we are outside india. Excellent space to visit and a good place for shopping as well

Thank Neo N
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a place of worship still managed by Jewish settlers. They are very few in numbers in Cochin now. The place is inaccessible by vehicle. One has to walk in for a few meters. Its fine to walk by the selective stores. At the...More

Thank GreenCarpet11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradesi Synagogue -- also known as Mattencherry Synagogue -- is located in Jew Town, and a must visit when in Kochi. Its supposed to be the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. One gets to see the Hebrew inscription on tombstone slabs. Not...More

Thank Charley44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradesi Synagogue- also known as Mattencherry Synagogue is located in Jew Town, and a must visit when in Kochi. Its supposed to be the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. One gets to see the Hebrew inscription on stone slabs. The entrance fee...More

Thank Divs_Kataria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didnt see anything interesting here. No photos no nothing. No noise, and I am not sure if they needed to collect the entrance fees. There is nothing more to comment.

Thank Adleen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Constructed in the 1560's Paradesi synagogue is also known Mattancherry Synagogue. It is the oldest active synagogue in the common wealth nations. it was reconstructed by the Dutch after the Portuguese destroyed it. the synagogue as a unique old world charm to it. The main...More

2  Thank keralatourpkgsguide
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The synagogue is open till 1 PM on most days and from 3 PM to 5 PM on few days of the week, so please check timings before you go. The Synagogue itself is very calm and quiet. We went on Sunday at 12:00 PM,...More

1  Thank NishMM
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Paid entry, no background on history of the place. It would be nice to add some context to it for better understanding.

1  Thank Wojciech Z
Reviewed 17 June 2017

It was the oldest Synagogue in India.built by Jewish Trading Community.It was partially destroyed in the war and rebuilt by the Dutch.

3  Thank jojo5222
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Morning would be the best time to visit. Before noon preferably as it gets hot.
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