St. George's Forane Church - Things to Know Before Visiting
Edappally Road, Edappally, Ponekkara, Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala 682024, India
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About St. George's Forane Church
Asia's largest shrine of Saint George. Locally known as Edappally church.
Attractions Near St. George's Forane Church
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.
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.
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.
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.
Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.
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.
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Forts, backwaters, museums- the financial hub of Kerala.
What Visitors Say About St. George's Forane Church
The largest and the most stunning looking church in Cochin. There are two churches here, one the small and old one and the second the large and new one. Both are very pleasing for the eyes but the new one is stunning. It is massive, with statues and fountains and large domes and curved doors are seen from outside, while the insides are beautifully done in golden colour. There are many beautifuk paintings anf sculptures from Bible too. The floor is done in shiny granite with a massive dome roof on top. Even if you are a non religious person, it is recommended to visit the church. It will not disappoint you for sure.