The Jewish Synagogue popularly known as the Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the city of Cochin, Kerala. However, out of the seven synagogues in the area, this one is the only one that is still in use.
Moreover, Paradesi stands for ‘foreigners’, which is suitable as this was built by Sephardic or Spanish-speaking Jews. Also, it is referred to as Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION about JEWISH SYNAGOGUE:
- Open from Sunday to Thursday from 10am – 1pm and 3pm – 5pm.
- On Friday from 10am – 1pm only.
- Closed on Friday afternoon, Saturdays and Jewish Holidays.
Entry Fees: No fee.