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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just went for a walk , stepping in the church , a lots of information behind with the church, but problem is no one explain for the same , only every one's knows it's a normal church, but history looks then we know the importance...More

Thank Jerin J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to visit. Went in the evening and the calmness and the voice of the prayers in the church gives u good feeling. Really will love the place. A good place to visit in Fort Kochi

Thank abdulzameerahameds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see if visiting Fort Kochi. Part of the whole local history great place to have a walk whilst vising Cochin

Thank Andythechef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St. Francis Church is the oldest European church in India. This church holds historical significance as Vasco da Gama was originally buried here.

Thank tanyamonteiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit for the peace of ones mind. This is at the heart of Port Kochi. A very old Catholic Church and remniscent of Kerala's beautiful past.

Thank AnkitaB314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church is built in Portuguese style. One of the some portuguese church in kochi as others destroyed by the dutch. It holds historical value. Vasco da gama was buried here before his remains were taken to portugal. The church is very ancient and protected...More

Thank musafir15
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Definitely worth a look at this historical church site. Still in use and the well worth the time to drop in

Thank john59perth
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Its a nice piece of art inside out. We went to see and were not allowed in as i was wearing a ‘cold shoulder’ and was advised to cover my shoulders. Too much for being liberals .

Thank TheMoni17
Reviewed 24 July 2018

There is nothing of much significance in the church except for the fact that Vasco De Gama was buried there. Its a quiet place where worshippers can come and spend few moments in prayer.

Thank danjane2015
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Church of Saint Francis, which is located in Fort Cochin historical zone, is one of the main touristic attractions in Cochin. When you visit this area, you might fell as if you were in Europe. In India, there are however not a few christians, indeed....More

Thank Kimitaka S
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