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Attractions to explore nearby St. George's Forane Church

St. George's Forane ChurchEdappally Road, Edappally, Ponekkara, Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala 682024, India

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

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LuLu Mall0.67 KMs away from 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.

Museum Of Kerala History2.08 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary5.14 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Broadway Market5.51 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Marine Drive5.60 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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

Kadamakkudy Islands6.80 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Vallarpadam Basilica7.00 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Mattancherry Palace8.66 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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

Jain Temple8.68 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Jewish Synagogue8.73 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

The 16th century synagogue built under the protection of Cochin King.

Kadambrayar9.15 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

Kochi Biennale Foundation9.19 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica9.31 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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

Kerala Kathakali Centre9.36 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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.

St Francis CSI Church9.37 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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

Fort Kochi Beach9.82 KMs away from St. George's Forane Church

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