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Address: Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
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This place is like a historical place, the location is very good, situated very near by sea beach. must visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is like a historical place, the location is very good, situated very near by sea beach. must visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Beautiful historic old place, peaceful, tranquil , gorgeous artistic interior, full of history. easy to get to right near the main attractions of kochi.

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Horsham UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Well worth the visit. Even the punkas are still in place. More info on its actual history would help, and like so. Much of kerala, maintenance is a dirty word.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have been to The St. Francis Church, Fort Kochi, Kerala several times which is renowned for its beautiful architecture and ambience, is believed to be one of the oldest churches built by the Europeans in India. A brief history of the present church is: The Portuguese at the start in 1503 constructed a church with mud and wood in... More 

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Dehradun, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The church is in fort kochi and walking distance from Chinese fishing nets.A small and beautiful church and is important as it is the first resting place of Vasco de Gama.Besides this Inside the church, the gravestones of the Portuguese is on the northern wall and that of the Dutch is on the southern wall.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Church of St.Francis is a part of the historical area of Kochi. Located in Fort Kochi, on the western end of the city of Kochi, it was initially a Portuguese church where Vasco de Gama was first buried; later it became an Anglican church. The church thus reflects both Portuguese as well as English influences. Well worth a visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is one of the historic locations and is a protected monument now. One of the oldest churches in India and a must see for visitors.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This one has a feel of being an ancient place with a lot of history. There is limited area a tourist can enter. Would recommend it to people only truly interested in architecture and history. Others may be disappointed. Don't visit this just to check an item of your list.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Oldest church in India ! Must see place for every Christians and people who love history! Authentic heritage church ! No renovations done !! Really amazing !!

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The church was constructed in 1503 by the Portuguse.It has the old world charm of wood decoration.it is walkabale from fort cochin & near the dutch palace

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Address: Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)

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