St Francis Church

A constituent of the North Kerala Diocese of the Church of South India, the St Francis CSI Church has regular worship service on all Sundays and commemorative days. It is kept open on week days for visitors and tourists.

An Icon of History

Fort Cochin is the oldest European settlement in India and St Francis Church is the first European church that was built in India. The history of this Church reflects the colonial struggle of European powers in India from the 15th to 20th centuries.

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The Dutch Cemetery

The Dutch Cemetery, owned and maintained by St. Francis C.S.I. Church, is one of the oldest cemeteries in India. It was consecrated in the year 1724.

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