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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The first and the oldest mosque in indian sub continent. The old style architecture building as seen in the replica kept in the museum cannot be seen now as in 70s it was surrounded by concrete structure. I was told as part of the Muzris...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Thus is the Heritage Mosque in Kochi. Its the oldest mosque, about 25km from Cochin. It has antique type architecture being followed in darghas & mazhars.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sudeshrele
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque is considered to be the first mosque in India and was named Cheraman Juma Masjid in memory of Cheraman Perumal, the Chera King who went to Arabia and embraced Islam. In 629 AD a group of Arabs including Malik Bin Deenar...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

I was simply amazed that this almost 1000 year old mosque was still standing. The original shape of this mosque had a flat roof, but some minerets were added a few years ago, to enhance the exterior of the mosque. Ladies were not allowed into...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank travelbug539
Reviewed December 27, 2016

The Masjid is suppose to be one of the oldest in the country. The place is around 35kms from the Thrissur. One can take limited stop bus from saktan bus stand, which is less than a km away from the railway station. The bus normally...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank Natureinabundance
Reviewed November 12, 2016

When companions of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) came to India from Arab, they started trading in the region. This was the first ever mosque built in India when the King Cheraman Purenmel embraced Islam after being influenced by good behavior and fair trade practices of those...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank AsifKhan_Delhi
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Must visit place to see the first Masjid in India built in 629 AD. The main Masjid is right in the center and there is lot of renovation and construction is happened.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Mohammed2908
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Must visit place for those who love history. Quite and beautiful. The ancient oil lamp inside the mosque is a much see one. Dont miss the museum beside the mosque.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MisterNiceGuy_iz
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

First Mosque in India. Symbol of friendships with Hindus & Muslims!! Must visit place in Kerala. Good place to visit History lovers

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Biminith_K
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Cheraman Perumal was an Indian king, who legend has it, travelled to visit The Prophet during his lifetime. On the way back he died and his tomb is in Salala, Oman. He sent orders to build the mosque while he was away. Like all mosques,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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February 16, 2017|
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Response from Natureinabundance | Reviewed this property |
You need to reach Thrissur, which is prominent station in Kerala. I wouldn't to be able to suggest best route, as I have not travelled from Chennai.
November 6, 2016|
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Response from MisterNiceGuy_iz | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Car/Train is not advisable from Bangalore to Kodungallur. Easiest option is a domestic flight from Bangalore to Kochi (1 hr) and a taxi from Kochi Airport to Kodungallur (1 hour). There are plenty of flights... More