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Address: Jew Town Rd | Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin), India
Phone Number: 271628
Description: This temple dates back to the 16th century.

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Beautiful interior, interesting history

Our guide filled us in with the history of this beautiful building and the Jewish community. Make sure you have a guide or guidebook to fill you in with the history when you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Barb N
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Port Coquitlam

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Shalom!!! A Place which i personally wanted to visit from very long time... A great place to be to see the Jew town, with rich culture and co-existing with nature ... A highly recommended place to for all travellers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Our guide filled us in with the history of this beautiful building and the Jewish community. Make sure you have a guide or guidebook to fill you in with the history when you are there. The Jewish population has declined and it has been difficult to have enough people to keep it going. Interesting to walk through the streets nearby... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I wish they allowed pictures. Each floor tile seemed to be different than the other. It is a small place and unless you are planning to just sit around, 15-30 mins is just good enough.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The synagogue of Kochi is a remarkable building with a beautiful interior . Very rarely used these days as it is difficult to gather a quorum of adult males it was built in the 16th century after the arrival of considerable numbers of Sephardi Jews , many of them as result of the expulsion of the Jews from Spain and... More 

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Patna, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

1st time i had visited a synagoge in my life.It has a nominal entry fee but its worth if you want to know about history of jews in India.Photography is not allowed inside.If you are visiting Fort Kochi area then its worth to visit this place.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

- Great place to visit, to learn about the history of Jewish migration in India - Too bad photography is not allowed, you'll enjoy the beautiful interior of the synagogue.

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Indore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was my family's first ever experience with a synagogue. It is one of the oldest synagogues of the world built in the 16th century AD. Intrigued to see the antique items of the early settlers of this area. They even imported tiles from China those days. A must see for visitors to Kochi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This Synagogue was built when there was a significant Jewish population. Now only a few families belong. Services are held only when visitors make up the required number of participants. The interior is amazing with so many lamps (all sorts and sizes) and beautiful tiled floor. Unfortunately, dusty and a bit neglected. Photography is not allowed inside the building. Located... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It is built during Jewish Era. Its a nice walk thru. All small street you passed thru having a very nice collection of old and ancient show pieces/furnishing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Well worth a visit to this beautiful building, lovely decoration especially the floor tiles. Of great historic interest.

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Address: Jew Town Rd | Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin), India
Phone Number: 271628
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)

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