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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Old Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 90379 03060
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a synagogue, reviewed separately, but this is just a few streets and shops. Be prepared for some keen interest from the shop keepers. Apparently there are now only 5 Jews living in the area, 1 man and 4 women.

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While Jew Town itself, and particularly the Paradesi Synogogue, are worth your time here, you will also want to step into Sarah’s Hand Embroidery off of Synagogue Lane. If you are lucky, Sarah—one of the last Cochin Jews still living here—may greet you, as well...More

Thank 111HC111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to relax and find peace. Oldest synagogue in India. Take shortcut through ethnic passage for memoirs.

Thank carolinesamuel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun to go and there’s some lovely stuff on sale. But it’s touristy and many traders are pushy. Prices are higher here than other places nearby.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to know about the Jew town and the history of the jews there. Jew synagogue was quite good. We looked around a few shops which were a little too expensive for us

Thank Ashish_Bansal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into places of worship, this is a good stop. The synagogue is very old and is worth a tour. The surrounding area is full of very interesting shops that sell T-shirts, Indian attire and cotton clothing of all types. There are also...More

Thank Ravi R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jews town has many shops of antiques and cloths, mainly from Kashmir and Rajasthan. The famous Jewish synagogue is at the end of street. The clock tower is also a historic monument.

Thank Ranjith K
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

If you know the Jewish town and the people, can visit this place. The homes built in their type of architecture. I visited the complete area on the auto.

Thank abdulzameerahameds
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

There are lots of things we can do in Jew town, my personal experience people want to carry one more wallet. The product price are too heigh , all things selling in a tourist price , best we can do is bargain then you will...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Jew town, a wonderful place to roam around with your loved ones. Many many shops gives us the perfect purchase option. SHOPS- Antiques, handcrafts, jewelleries, souvenir, perfumes and countless varieties of so many things which can say a good story behind the jewish scenario...

Thank alwin t
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Pratheesh n
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Response from nyackgirl47 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking. You can park on the streets there.
Bleslie S
8 April 2017|
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Response from manojayyappan | Reviewed this property |
No need for guide or donation,they charge a minmalk entrance fee...afternoon 1-4 they close..visit before or after,,no need for guide