20 Attractions to Explore Near St. Thomas Shrine
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Cheraman Juma Masjid
2.95km from St. Thomas Shrine
The very first mosque in India constructed in the time of Prophet Muhammad.
10.81km from St. Thomas Shrine
The 15 km stretch of beautiful beach lined with paddy fields, backwater, coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets.
21.52km 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 History
25.91km 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.
St. George's Forane Church
26.95km from St. Thomas Shrine
Asia's largest shrine of Saint George. Locally known as Edappally church.
28.28km 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 Sanctuary
29.09km 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.
29.1km 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.
29.83km from St. Thomas Shrine
Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.
30km 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 Church
30.66km from St. Thomas Shrine
The 500 year old Church which was the burial place of Vasco da Gama, the first European to enter India.
30.83km 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 Basilica
30.84km from St. Thomas Shrine
The 500 year old Basilica that hosts the relic of The Holy Cross of Jesus Christ.
Fort Kochi Beach
30.86km 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 Centre
30.93km 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 Foundation
31.08km 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 Kochi
31.43km 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 Basilica
31.62km 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.
31.92km from St. Thomas Shrine
The palace built by the Portuguese, renovated by the Dutch and now housing an archeological museum
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St. Thomas Shrine
Kothaparambu, Kodungallur, Kerala 680668, India
The first Christian church of India, and the resting place for many saints.