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Jewish Synagogue




Fort Kochi, Kerala



It is the oldest existing synagogue in all the 53 member-countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Best Season


October to May


How to Reach

Fort Kochi is accessible mainly by bus or boat from Ernakulam. There are ferry rides from the Main boat jetty in Ernakulam near Subhash Park to Fort Cochin every 45mts from around 6am to 9.30pm. The ticket office opens 10mts before each sailing. From Willingdon Island, you have to board the ferry from the Terminus Jetty (near Taj Malabar). The boat from both places dock at the Customs Jetty (1.5 km from Fort Kochi bus stand) in Fort Kochi. Junkar ferries for the transshipment of vehicles and passengers are operated between Vypin Island and Fort Kochi. The boat from Vypin jetty, docks at the Fort Kochi Jetty near the bus stand. For ferry information Contact: 0484-2371761

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Air : International Air Port is at Nedumbassery, near Aluva, about 22 kms away from Ernakulam, Kochi. Airport Enquiry: 0484-2610015

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Rail : The nearest station is at Ernakulam about 13 km from Fort Kochi. Kochi has 2 stations, Ernakulam Junction and Ernakulam Town. Trains from the Northern cities/Southern parts of India stop at Ernakulam Junction at D.H Road, Ernakulam South (Ph: 131), and Ernakulam Town, Near North Bridge (Ph: 0484-2390920, 2395198)

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Bus : Buses are very frequent from Ernakulam to Fort Kochi. The bus ride from Ernakulam town, which is nearly 13 km away, takes about an hour. KSRTC Central Bus station is near the Ernakulam Junction railway station. Enquiry phone : 0484-2352033, 2372033. Private Buses operate from High Court Junction, Railway Station and Kaloor Junction.

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