Paradesi Synagogue

Top 1% of attractions in Kerala
9 / 10

4 expert reviews

“It’s magnificently illuminated by Belgian chandeliers and coloured-glass lamps. The graceful clock tower was built in 1760. ”

– Lonely Planet

"The rather small synagogue, built in 1568, houses four scrolls of the Torah kept in cases of silver and gold and is topped by an attractive clock tower that was added in 1760. " Full review
"Above, glorious Belgian chandeliers dangle from the ceiling. At one end of the hall, old Torah scrolls are kept behind the gilded doors of the holy tabernacle." Full review
Michelin Guide
1 Star
"Since the 11C to 13C, Kochi has been home to a Jewish community, which expanded in the 15C with the arrival of Jews exiled from Spain. The Pardesi synagogue, built in 1568, was..." Full review

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