4 Churches in Ernakulam that you should visit - With photos & details

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4 Churches to explore in Ernakulam

Forts, backwaters, museums- the financial hub of Kerala.

Santa Cruz Cathedral BasilicaSanta Cruz Rd, Fort Nagar, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

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

St Francis CSI ChurchOpp. Post Office, St Francis Church Road, Fort Kochi, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

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

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.

Vallarpadam BasilicaNational Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam, Kochi, Kerala 682504, India

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.