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

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I was looking forward to this visit but unfortunately it was closed as they had a prayer session and did not allow visitors. But it was an experience in itself just being there in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Seremban, Malaysia
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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A historical Place / Temple- The synagogue is very beautiful, You are not allowed to take pictures inside. Synagogue was built in 1568. This place of worship is witness to arrival of the Dutch, Portuguese and then the British.

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Littleborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small and somewhat plain inside but very interesting to learn about the story of Jews settling in Kerala.

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Seremban, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to this visit but unfortunately it was closed as they had a prayer session and did not allow visitors. But it was an experience in itself just being there in the midst of it all. It is definitely worth a visit.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of India's oldest synagogues at the end of the walking street. A bargain, only 5 rupees. Not ornate or fancy but so historically significant not to be missed.

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bhavnagar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A worth visiting place to know history.The place is in market. Surely a place of Jew worship place but all visitors love it.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was closed for Passover. So make sure you go outside the Passover festival times. I was looking forward to it so much as well.

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Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history, have a facination with religion this a place to go. a small charge to enter but worth it.

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Shenzhen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The synagogue is quite small w a little bit of history before you enter the temple itself. It's not very ornate but it is a pretty, peaceful place to sit and look around for a bit when you're tired of walking the touristy Jew Street. I'm glad I went.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very old Synagogue situated in Jew street. First time in my life i visited the a Synagogue. I didn't saw any attractive things there.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thousands of Jewish settlers from Spain & other European countries lived in Cochin under protection of Hindu Rajah who granted them land beside his own Palace and a Temple. In 1567, the Jew Town was set up. Then in 1568, Cochin Synagogue was built. This place of worship is witness to arrival of the Dutch, Portuguese and then the British... More 

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