Church of Saint Francis, Kochi (Cochin)

#3 of 46 in Historic Sites in Kochi (Cochin)
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • Just to have a glimpse of that great man who had landed in Cochin and made it famous. The church is well congregated on weekends and miracles has happened too according to the locals  more »
  • It has a history...that's why it's different. Otherwise, many good churches in Kerala n kochi itself.  more »
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  • First European church very peaceful

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