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One of the oldest churches in Cochin. Very well maintained. There is a small pathway around the church if u want to take a small walk. good to visit.

Thank Ajith_Setty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very small. We could not go inside as mass was taking place. Not sure about other times. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank 43tasneema
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit with a guide to hear stories about the building and Vasco da Garma who was buried here. Does not take long to explore, very interesting. Can take photos inside.

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its and old church with old kind of sweeping hand pulled fan. Most important attraction was the first grave of Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese navigator, who arrived cochin in 1502 where he died and was first buried in 1524. Later his body was exhumed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is understood to be the first Christian Church in India. It was built as a Catholic Church for the Portuguese by the local maharaja. Later the Dutch changed it to a protestant church. The Portuguese Explorer Vasa da Gama visited here several times and...More

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice little church with a historic significance - the explorer Vasco da Gama buried here in 1624 . Afterwards his remains were taken away from here to Portugal and again buried .

Thank vipina776
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Ancient church from the time of Francis. Visiting time is upto 5 pm. Walkable from fort Cochi. Baston's bunglaw and St.Basilica churches are nearby attractions.

Thank Ranjith K
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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 KERALJJ
Reviewed 12 September 2018 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 29 August 2018

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

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