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Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque

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Thrissur District, Kodungallur 680664, India
+91 480 280 3170
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Historical visit to the Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque

I was simply amazed that this almost 1000 year old mosque was still standing. The original shape of... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Singapore, Singapore
Visit to Cheraman Juma Masjid

The Masjid is suppose to be one of the oldest in the country. The place is around 35kms from the... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Bengaluru, India
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Thrissur District, Kodungallur 680664, India
+91 480 280 3170
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I was simply amazed that this almost 1000 year old mosque was still standing. The original shape of this mosque had a flat roof, but some minerets were added a few years ago, to enhance the exterior of the mosque. Ladies were not allowed into...More

Thank travelbug539
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Masjid is suppose to be one of the oldest in the country. The place is around 35kms from the Thrissur. One can take limited stop bus from saktan bus stand, which is less than a km away from the railway station. The bus normally...More

2  Thank Natureinabundance
Reviewed 13 November 2016

When companions of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) came to India from Arab, they started trading in the region. This was the first ever mosque built in India when the King Cheraman Purenmel embraced Islam after being influenced by good behavior and fair trade practices of those...More

Thank AsifKhan_Delhi
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Must visit place to see the first Masjid in India built in 629 AD. The main Masjid is right in the center and there is lot of renovation and construction is happened.

Thank Mohammed2908
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Must visit place for those who love history. Quite and beautiful. The ancient oil lamp inside the mosque is a much see one. Dont miss the museum beside the mosque.

Thank MisterNiceGuy_iz
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

First Mosque in India. Symbol of friendships with Hindus & Muslims!! Must visit place in Kerala. Good place to visit History lovers

1  Thank Biminith_K
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Cheraman Perumal was an Indian king, who legend has it, travelled to visit The Prophet during his lifetime. On the way back he died and his tomb is in Salala, Oman. He sent orders to build the mosque while he was away. Like all mosques,...More

1  Thank MathaiFenn
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This is the first Muslim Mosque in India , situated in the city on Kodungallur. Good that the authorities are maintaining the actual structure still.

2  Thank AKDileep
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The first masjid in India named after Cheraman Perumal. Maintained properly and can see the architecture of old times. There is separate facilities for ladies. And the masjid museum is also worth a visit.

Thank billss87
Reviewed 20 July 2015

One will find nothing unusual about this place of worship for Muslims as one drives past this town in central Kerala, just 30km north of Kochi. For Cheraman Jumah Masjid in this town, also known by its anglicised name Cranganore, is not just the oldest...More

2  Thank Subin M
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16 February 2017|
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Response from travelbug539 | Reviewed this property |
When I visited Kerala, this special mosque was one of my must visit place. My Husband and I had hired a personal driver & car to move us around in Kerala. But I would confidently suggest you to reach Ernakulam, first, and... More
6 November 2016|
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Response from MisterNiceGuy_iz | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Car/Train is not advisable from Bangalore to Kodungallur. Easiest option is a domestic flight from Bangalore to Kochi (1 hr) and a taxi from Kochi Airport to Kodungallur (1 hour). There are plenty of flights... More