Church of Saint Francis, Kochi (Cochin)

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The oldest European church in India, Church of Saint Francis was built in the 16th century and quietly witnessed the struggle of various colonial powers that once ruled this area. View the quaint structure, enjoy its peaceful atmosphere, and see where the body of Vasco da Gama was entombed before being moved to Lisbon. To visit Church of Saint Francis on your trip to Kochi (Cochin), use our Kochi (Cochin) travel route planning tool.
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  • It started as a small church dedicated to St. Bartholomew. It was a wooden structure built by the five friars who accompanied Francisco de Albuquerque to Cochin in 1503. A. Sreedhara Menon, State... 
    It started as a small church dedicated to St. Bartholomew. It was a wooden structure built by the five friars who accompanied Francisco de Albuquerque to Cochin in 1503. A. Sreedhara Menon, State...  more »
  • The place is well maintained. Good for a one time visit. It holds a nice place in history. Better to combine with visit to fortkochi beach. Max one houre or 15 min to have a quick look 
    The place is well maintained. Good for a one time visit. It holds a nice place in history. Better to combine with visit to fortkochi beach. Max one houre or 15 min to have a quick look  more »
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  • Nice historical religious place to visit , on Sunday after 12 you can visit as a visitor. Not allowed during the prayer 🙏🏻. Very simple and spacious inside with traditional hand fans installed. Go and find peace there & please your self with the ambiance.
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