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Church of Saint Francis

Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 484 221 7505
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“vasco da gama” (192 reviews)
“buried here” (53 reviews)
“resting place” (26 reviews)
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Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
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+91 484 221 7505
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"vasco da gama"
in 192 reviews
"buried here"
in 53 reviews
"resting place"
in 26 reviews
"fourteen years"
in 11 reviews
"burial site"
in 11 reviews
"great historical significance"
in 10 reviews
"mortal remains"
in 8 reviews
"protected monument"
in 10 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 42 reviews
"south india"
in 18 reviews
"fort kochi area"
in 11 reviews
"the chinese fishing nets"
in 14 reviews
"portugal"
in 87 reviews
"explorer"
in 60 reviews
"body"
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"portuguese"
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"history"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sit in a pew opposite a window to get the best breeze! The history of this place if just amazing. Free to visit

Thank fishfaz
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very old church and is a famous destination in Kochi. Offers a good experience and is a must visit one

Thank RajendraSHegde
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very basic church. Has historical importance. Inside photography not allowed. Also contains some remains of Vasco da Gama. Area around the church will create a feeling of being in another era.

Thank Priya J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest church in Kochi. It is located in Fort Kochi area. You are allowed to enter and take pictures inside the church. There is Vasco Da Gama burial inside the church.

Thank Ravindra V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years maintenance is a bit of a question mark. Looked a little run down. Lacking in descriptions. Needs to be looked after better.

Thank gargi28
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to visit when a wedding was on which itself was a revelation that a live service was being allowed in such an ancient structure. The architecture is grand but needs repairs. Grounds outside are unkempt. Fascinating history. Accessible by public transport. No entry...More

Thank Ravindra R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church holds regular services in both English and the local language. It is well maintained and contains the original vault for Vasco da Gama ..... his remains were later taken back to Portugal.

Thank Margaret W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A traditional Church where I lit my candles and had time for prayer and reverence. Although at the time I went there it was closed to tourists because there was exposition of blessed sacrament .once I explained I was catholic and there to pray rather...More

Thank Joyceflamenco15
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a historical Church at thee old Kochi road along the famous Chinese Fishing Net area. A popular tourist spot too. The Church changed hands many times between the Catholics and other denomination. Currently it is Catholic Church. A must visit spot.

Thank maj0ra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outside was an impressive building inside fairly plain compared to a lot of churches we have seen A nice change actually the wood work was nice without being over the top Worth reading the plague outside re the history before you go in I think...More

Thank Vivienne N Keit... A
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