Cochin Heritage Tour
Catch a Glimpse of Cochin's Rich Jewish and Christian Heritage!
Your tour includes a visit to the Dutch Palace (closed on Friday). The glory of the Palace lies in the murals which are in the traditions of Hindu Temple Art. Next, we will visit the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Friday afternoon & Saturday). Built-in 1568 A.D, it includes the Great Scrolls of the Old Testament and a number of copper plates inscribed in the Hebrew Script, and are still preserved in the Synagogue. Our next stop is the Dutch cemetery, constructed in the year 1724. Indo-Portuguese museum located in the garden of Bishop’s house is the best place to gain insights into the Portuguese culture. Our next stop is the St Francis Church built by the Portuguese in 1510 A.D. and the Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, constructed by the Portuguese during the year 1505. You will have the opportunity to also see the Chinese fishing nets at the entrance to the harbor. At the end of your tour, you will be returned to the port.
Starting from USD U$ 60 per person