The Museum of Family History presents

The Jews of Asia

India photo gallery no. 2: Cochin (Kochi)

Street sign in former Jewish section, Cochin.

▲ Street sign in Cochin in former Jewish section.
The synagogue is located in the quarter
of Old Cochin known as Jew Town,

and is the only one of the seven
synagogues in the area still in use.


Ark in Cochin synagogue.

The ark of the Paradesi synagogue in Cochin.

Exterior of Cochin synagogue. ◄◄ Exterior of Paradesi synagogue.
The synagogue was built in 1568.
The interior of the Paradesi synagogue.
This synagogue is also known as the
Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the
Mattancherry Synagogue.
Interior of Cochin synagogue.



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