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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is understood to be the first Christian Church in India. It was built as a Catholic Church for the Portuguese by the local maharaja. Later the Dutch changed it to a protestant church. The Portuguese Explorer Vasa da Gama visited here several times and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little church with a historic significance - the explorer Vasco da Gama buried here in 1624 . Afterwards his remains were taken away from here to Portugal and again buried .

Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ancient church from the time of Francis. Visiting time is upto 5 pm. Walkable from fort Cochi. Baston's bunglaw and St.Basilica churches are nearby attractions.

Thank Ranjith K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went for a walk , stepping in the church , a lots of information behind with the church, but problem is no one explain for the same , only every one's knows it's a normal church, but history looks then we know the importance...More

Thank KERALJJ
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Good place to visit. Went in the evening and the calmness and the voice of the prayers in the church gives u good feeling. Really will love the place. A good place to visit in Fort Kochi

Thank abdulzameerahameds
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A must see if visiting Fort Kochi. Part of the whole local history great place to have a walk whilst vising Cochin

Thank Andythechef
Reviewed 22 August 2018

St. Francis Church is the oldest European church in India. This church holds historical significance as Vasco da Gama was originally buried here.

Thank tanyamonteiro
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Visit for the peace of ones mind. This is at the heart of Port Kochi. A very old Catholic Church and remniscent of Kerala's beautiful past.

Thank AnkitaB314
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This church is built in Portuguese style. One of the some portuguese church in kochi as others destroyed by the dutch. It holds historical value. Vasco da gama was buried here before his remains were taken to portugal. The church is very ancient and protected...More

Thank musafir15
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Definitely worth a look at this historical church site. Still in use and the well worth the time to drop in

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