Jewish Heritage Tour In Cochin

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Tour Number

Activity Level

27479


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A Journey to Jerusalem of the east


JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR
The oldest Indian Jewish community is in Cochin, a group of people once known as the "Malabar Jews". But actually the first settlement of the Cochini Jews wasn't in Cochin but a little north from Cochin in the town of Kodungallur, an ancient sea port formerly called Cranganore by Portuguese, Muziris by Romans & Greeks and Shingly by Jews. The community, which began in the 4th century, moved to Cochin in the 14th century, and built new synagogues there. We will explore these synagogues and more on this tour.

Itinerary

JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR

Destination will cover
1. Chendhamangalam Synagogue
2. Paravour Synagogue
3. Mala Synagogue
4 Kadavum bagam synagogue
5. Jewish Cemetery
6. Handloom weaving center
7. jew town & paradesi synagogu visits

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

toyota innova or tembo traveller

What’s Included

Other: guide fee,all entrance fee,camera fee,backwater tour & Lunch

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 InR - 2000 Indian Rupees. - This is for lunch if taken in a local restuarent.

What’s Extra

Other: personal expenditure

A Recent Review of this tour

Jewish Heritage Tour: Lijo is a 5 plus. Started late due to unforeseen circumstances however Lijo made sure we saw everything and then some. He is so knowledgeable, so pleasant, we felt very lucky to have him as our guide. We asked many questions, he knew the answers. He seems to have a great way of relating to his clients, understands timing and needs and desires. Highly recommend him
Carol R.

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