About St Francis CSI Church

Fort Cochin (presently Fort Kochi) is the oldest European settlement in India and St. Francis Church is the first European Church that was built in India. The History of this Church reflects the colonial struggle of European powers in India from the 15th to 20th centuries. St. Francis Church, in Fort Kochi, Kochi, originally built in 1503, is one of the oldest European churches in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church

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Timings 05:30 AM - 05:30 AM

Visit Duration: 30 Minutes

Address: Opp. Post Office, St Francis Church Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

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