Church of Saint Francis, Kochi (Cochin)
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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. Our Kochi (Cochin) tour planner makes visiting Church of Saint Francis and other Kochi (Cochin) attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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This pleasant and unassuming church does little to promote its historic importance, not only was this one of the earliest churches in Kochi but has also been home to the Dutch Church, the Roman Cathol... read more »
Beautiful old church, the interior of which is very Portugese to my eye. Large courtyard with a convent next door.
This oldie worldie church is in a fairly good nick from the outside but absolutely bombed out inside. So take your pictures as you drive past or make a 5 min stop, whatever you prefer. They let people... read more »
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