Monday, April 21, 2008

Jew Town Kochi

The Clock tower on the Synagogue(built in 1760)
synagogue gateSynagogue gate
jew town cochinThe jew town in cochin - shop near synagogue

To know more about Jews in India read wikipedia. The synagogue in cochin is popularly known as the paradesi synagogue and was built in 1568 by the descendants of Spanish, dutch and European jews. Various conservation efforts are in place for the synagogue.

1 comment:

Ayurveda for healthy eyes said...

Kerala is full of mysteries and places worth visiting.Thanks for making us look at all those places.We look forward to more pictures.