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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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Good Jew house

This is one of the few jew house in India. Place tell you the tough life of Jew. This is very peaceful and well maintained place with beautiful clock on the top of the building.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the few jew house in India. Place tell you the tough life of Jew. This is very peaceful and well maintained place with beautiful clock on the top of the building.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The synagogue is one of the must-see-must-do sites in Kochi. Mainly for its historic significance one assumes because its not that impressive once you walk around. We had read that the place is closed on Saturdays but it is often shut additional days for some restoration work so check before going to Jew Town. However it's a convenient stop while... More 

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Delmar, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This a small museum and former synagogue. There is information about the arrival and history of the Jewish people in Cochin.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Right in the heart of Cochi Jew town lies this lovely tiny Jewish synagogue. Entrance possible before 1 noon and entrance fee 5 rupees. There is also a small exhibition of Jewish history in Cochin. Definately a must place.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Whilst it is interesting to hear the history of the Jewish community in Cochin, the synagogue is quite plain and relatively small and you are not allowed to take any photos in the grounds or the synagogue itself. The most impressive part of it is the hand painted tile floor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The synagogue was just beautiful and so interesting to learn its history. It was a fascinating site to learn about and see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Intriguing to find out about the history of the Jewish migration to this part of the world, a very nice explanation in the art room before you enter the synagogue, don't miss it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the historical place of Jew time. There is very old painting inside the campus. Interior is very well maintained. This place tell you little about Jew culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This well preserved synagogue speaks to the cultural diversity of southern India. This still active synagogue though limited by a group of aging Jews in the Cochin area.A beautiful relic of the spectrum of religious diversity of India.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing to step across the threshold and imagine another place and time when this place was a center of Jewish spice trading life.

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