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Private guide, Cochin synagogues, Backwater Tour and all entrance fee
Cochin Jewish Heritage Tour
Learn about India’s oldest Jewish communities on this 6-hour tour of Cochin synagogues and Cochin Jews. Visit the Jewish cemetery anexplore Kerala’s scenic backwaters, with lunch at a beach Â resort and a visit to the revered Indian Jewish synagogues and Paradesi Synagogue .
- Hear all about the surprising history of India’s often overlooked Jewish heritage
- Take a tour of Kerala’s scenic countryside
- Visit Cochin key synagogues and meet Cochin Jews
Discover India’s Jewish Heritage in Kochi, home to the country’s longest-established Jewish communities. Known as the Malayalam Jews, their history is vague but evidence suggests that the earliest settlers may have arrived in India after the destruction of the Second Temple of Jerusalem in 70 CE.
You’ll see the city’s most important Synagogues, including Chendamangalam and Kadvum Bagam, some of the region’s key places of worship. Visit the Jewish Cemetery and Kochi’s handloom weaving center. Then enjoy lunch at a serene Beach resort. Â continues with a captivating 2-hour excursion around the area’s backwaters, and a trip to the Judo-Christian Ancestry Tower.
People and Life
Kerala is one of India's most progressive states in terms of social welfare and quality of life. The State boasts of one of India's highest literacy rates, highest life expectancy and lowest child mortality rates. The literacy rate for women is one of the highest in all of Asia. Enjoying a unique cosmopolitan viewpoint, the people of Kerala, at all levels of society, have greater access to...Read More
The Paradesi Synagogue, in a corner of Jew Town, is more than a hundred years old and houses many rare antiques.Â The synagogue, that woos many visitors, adds to the quaint charm of Mattancherry. History The Jewish synagogue was built in 1568, almost 1500 years after the beginning of the Jewish connection with Kerala. It was built on the land, adjacent to the Mattancherry...Read More