19 thoughts on “Daily Question – 122

  1. Even though hovering the mouse over the first pic reveals the answer ,it is fairly superfluous to answer this simplest of all qfi questions-
    Paradesi Synagogue or Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue.

  2. i am guessing this has something to do with saint alphonsa.. something to do with her miracles??

  3. Its the Synagogue in Mattancherry, near Kochi. It was built in 1568, the oldest known Synagogue in the commonwealth countries.

  4. Paradesi Synagogue a.k.a Cochin Jewish/Mattancherry Synagogue, located in Mattancherry Cochin.

    I went there last October!!

    A very serene atmosphere which sends you back into a different age.

  5. These are the two bimahs and the Belgian Chandeliers of the Paradesi Synagogue in Kochi. This is supposedly the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth.

  6. When i was in Coimbatore i went to meet my friend Thomas Masun in Kerala . He told me i simply had to check out Jew Town in Mattancherry,Kochi more particularly the Jewish synagogue .Thats how i know that this is the Paradesi synagogue aka the Jewish Synagogue in Kochi.The floor is made up of blue tiles from China each one of which has a distinct seperate design.

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