The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. It was built in 1568 by the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.The Jewish Synagogue, Kochi is one of the exemplary sightseeing spots in Kerala. For public viewing, the synagogue remains open from 10 am to 12 noon and again from 3 pm to 5 pm every day except Saturdays and Jewish holidays.
How to Reach :Being centrally located in Mattancherry, the synagogue is easily accessible. The nearest airport to the Jewish Synagogue, Kochi is the Cochin International Airport. Ernakulam Junction is the nearest railway station 10 km away and Mattancherry is well connected with metaled roads with the nearby towns and cities.