Tucked into a corner of Fort Kochi, this church would be missed by visitors if they were not looking for it. It may look unassuming, but the church has great historic value. Built by Europeans in 1503, it is believed to be one of the first churches in India. Of even more interest is the fact that Vasco da Gama, the first European to land in India, was buried here for 14 years before his remains were shipped to Portugal.

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Fascinating history of the st. Francis Church

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Tucked into a corner of Fort Kochi, this church would be missed by visitors if they were not looking for it. It may look unassuming, but the church has

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