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Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque

Thrissur District, Kodungallur 680664, India
+91 480 280 3170
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All inclusive tour to Muziris from Cochin with local lunch
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Thrissur District, Kodungallur 680664, India
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+91 480 280 3170
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Thus is the Heritage Mosque in Kochi. Its the oldest mosque, about 25km from Cochin. It has antique type architecture being followed in darghas & mazhars.

Thank sudeshrele
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque is considered to be the first mosque in India and was named Cheraman Juma Masjid in memory of Cheraman Perumal, the Chera King who went to Arabia and embraced Islam. In 629 AD a group of Arabs including Malik Bin Deenar...More

1  Thank JojijosephTDPA
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I was simply amazed that this almost 1000 year old mosque was still standing. The original shape of this mosque had a flat roof, but some minerets were added a few years ago, to enhance the exterior of the mosque. Ladies were not allowed into...More

1  Thank travelbug539
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Masjid is suppose to be one of the oldest in the country. The place is around 35kms from the Thrissur. One can take limited stop bus from saktan bus stand, which is less than a km away from the railway station. The bus normally...More

3  Thank Natureinabundance
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

When companions of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) came to India from Arab, they started trading in the region. This was the first ever mosque built in India when the King Cheraman Purenmel embraced Islam after being influenced by good behavior and fair trade practices of those...More

Thank AsifKhan_Delhi
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Must visit place to see the first Masjid in India built in 629 AD. The main Masjid is right in the center and there is lot of renovation and construction is happened.

Thank Mohammed2908
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Must visit place for those who love history. Quite and beautiful. The ancient oil lamp inside the mosque is a much see one. Dont miss the museum beside the mosque.

Thank MisterNiceGuy_iz
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

First Mosque in India. Symbol of friendships with Hindus & Muslims!! Must visit place in Kerala. Good place to visit History lovers

1  Thank Biminith_K
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Cheraman Perumal was an Indian king, who legend has it, travelled to visit The Prophet during his lifetime. On the way back he died and his tomb is in Salala, Oman. He sent orders to build the mosque while he was away. Like all mosques,...More

1  Thank MathaiFenn
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

This is the first Muslim Mosque in India , situated in the city on Kodungallur. Good that the authorities are maintaining the actual structure still.

3  Thank AKDileep
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Response from travelbug539 | Reviewed this property |
When I visited Kerala, this special mosque was one of my must visit place. My Husband and I had hired a personal driver & car to move us around in Kerala. But I would confidently suggest you to reach Ernakulam, first, and... More
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Response from MisterNiceGuy_iz | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Car/Train is not advisable from Bangalore to Kodungallur. Easiest option is a domestic flight from Bangalore to Kochi (1 hr) and a taxi from Kochi Airport to Kodungallur (1 hour). There are plenty of flights... More
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