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This is one of the main tourist stops on any Fort Kochi tour but honestly, there is not much to see. It is historical of course and the explorer Vasco da Gama did die and was buried here but eventually he was removed back to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A heritage church. You can see VasCodagama's tomb inside. It has very importance in Kerala history. Sunday service in English and Malayalam. Very good church choir.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ignatius D
Reviewed 4 days ago

On arrival there is a slight negative with the hawkers at the gate but they are obviously not allowed in so get through them quickly. Then past the gate the fact you are in a building originally built in 1503 and there are some interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the original church burned down but, to see the location where VDG was burined made this a must see. You will not be disappointed that you had a look.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sealcoater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Original burial place of Vasco da Gama. Fairly plain both inside and out but interesting history and some features wroth looking at, the altar was attractive, grounds not extensive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johnn798
Reviewed 15 September 2019

This church provides a peaceful vibe to all Forth Kochi. When you hear the singing emanating from the church on Sunday mornings, it is such a melodic and rich sound in amongst the mournful dirges the Muslim singers proffer. Sitting inside the church, either during...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael1052
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

The church is not so well equipped and beautiful like other churches. However, it is historically very important. People who love history should give a visit there!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sushantosaha2018
Reviewed 22 August 2019 via mobile

Built by portugese in 1503. Vasco da Gama was buried here. Church was held and renovated by all those who invaded this place. The history of church is Intriguing. A must visit for its architecture and history.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Christy_Steeve
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Ancient church with histological importance. Glad to visit this beautiful church in Kochin. Do visit this place when in Kerala.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Milanrana
Reviewed 17 August 2019

This old church is interesting for its gravestones. The original grave of Vasco de Gama and a number of old Dutch tombstones. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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