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Attractions to explore near St. Thomas Shrine

St. Thomas ShrineKothaparambu, Kodungallur, Kerala 680668, India

The first Christian church of India, and the resting place for many saints.

Nearby Attractions

Cheraman Juma Masjid2.95 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

The very first mosque in India constructed in the time of Prophet Muhammad.

Cherai Beach10.81 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

The 15 km stretch of beautiful beach lined with paddy fields, backwater, coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets.

Kadamakkudy Islands21.52 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

A cluster of small islands spread in backwaters and filled with paddy fields and fishing nets. The area is famous for fish farms and a kayak through the waters treats you with great views. This area is devoid of all the noice and hustle of Cochin city, one truely hidden gem which is very easily reachable for people in Cochin. The place is especiallly beautiful during sunrise and sunsets.

Museum Of Kerala History25.91 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

One of the best museums to visit in Kerala. It consists of three galleries- the Museum of Kerala History, the Dolls Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art, showing different aspects of Kerala's culture and history.

LuLu Mall26.61 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

One of the largest shopping malls in India. With a daily footprint of about 80,000 people, it is one of the most visited places in Kerala.

St. George's Forane Church26.95 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Asia's largest shrine of Saint George. Locally known as Edappally church.

Vallarpadam Basilica28.28 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Vallarpadam Basilica (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam) is a major Christian pilgrim center of India. Around one million people visit the Basilica every year, it is the most important Marian Shrine in India. The picture of Mary and Infant Jesus at the top of the main altar was brought by Portuguese merchants under the leadership of Vasco Da Gama in 1524. The two towers has viewing decks that is open to visitors as well.

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary29.09 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Nesting ground for migratory birds and supports many types of mangroves. Located in the center of Kochi city, it houses a shallow tidal lake connected with Kochi backwaters by a canal.

Ezhattumugham29.10 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

A rural village with a check dam, hanging bridge, and a nice little park. You can bath in the river waters here after visiting the majestic Athirappilly waterfalls of Kerala.

Marine Drive29.83 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.

Broadway Market30.00 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

One of the oldest shopping streets in Kochi. The market sells anything from jewelerries, clothes, vegetables, household items, and most other things you can imagine. The street is a car free pedestrian road, characterized by narrow roads lined with shops. There are more than a thousand shops in broadway, all in a two kilometer radius.

St Francis CSI Church30.66 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

The 500 year old Church which was the burial place of Vasco da Gama, the first European to enter India.

Kadambrayar30.83 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Situated in Kizhakkambalam Gramapanchayat in Eranakulam district, Kadambrayar offers scenic views of the river, paddy fields and a long paved space for some evening walk. You can also do paddle boating here.

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica30.84 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

The 500 year old Basilica that hosts the relic of The Holy Cross of Jesus Christ.

Fort Kochi Beach30.86 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Popular beach surrounded by historical and cultural monuments of Cochin. Used to be hub of colonial powers during 14th and 15th centuaries.

Kerala Kathakali Centre30.93 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Traditional arts center presenting masked Kathakali dance shows classical musical nights & martial arts. They have daily Kathakali shows in the evening, the show takes around two hours. The show is usually followed by differnt kinds of art form presentations in alternating days.

Kochi Biennale Foundation31.08 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Every second year, Cochin welcomes Biennale- promoting art, culture and education activities created and curated by artists from different parts of the world.

Jain Temple Kochi31.43 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

Built in 1960, the temple is inspired by the Jain temples of Gujarat and is beautifully tiled with white marbles & other carved structures. Every afternoon, the temple runs a show with thousands of pigeons that live in the premises.

Our Lady of Dolours Basilica31.62 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

The church locally called Puthanpalli and is the tallest church in India and third tallest church in Asia. A big tower located at its rear called bible tower having many paintings and nice bible museum.

Mattancherry Palace31.92 KMs away from St. Thomas Shrine

The palace built by the Portuguese, renovated by the Dutch and now housing an archeological museum