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“Dominating spires”

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
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US$25.00*
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Essence of Kochi Half Day Tour
Ranked #13 of 193 things to do in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica was built by the Portuguese in Fort Cochin, one of the oldest Christian / Catholic Churches in India, which is owned and administered by the Diocese of Cochin, open to all, when no religious and liturgical services are in progress. Most welcome to all, who love history and Gothic Architectural attractions in the City of Cochin, Kerala.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Historic church still in active use . It is the dominant skyline element in this part of town
Short stroll around Worth having a look

Thank David B
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"old church"
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"pope paul"
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"beautiful paintings"
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"gothic style"
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"nice church"
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"worth a visit"
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"fort cochin"
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"must visit place"
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"portuguese"
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"mass"
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"architecture"
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"india"
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"saints"
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"school"
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

A most magnificent church. My favorite in Asia. Top ten in the world. Combines design elements from europe and India. The neon Jesus is a hit. The overhead fans let you know that you are somewhere exotic. Well worht a visit

3  Thank DMS123
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

This basilica is well maintained.church is very attractively decorated from inside.its a must-see on the Fort Kochi island.

1  Thank indian_rover33
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

very well preserved church with old father, nice paintings, architectural design etc. are really great place to visit.

Thank Deepankar B
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Beautifully architectured.... Good to see. Near fort Kochi... Enjoy the breeze near the sea front. See all the other attractions nearby.

Thank SubramanianNatarajan
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