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Bishop's House

Elphinstone Rd. Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Recommended!

I am referring to the Indo-Portuguese Museum which is in the vicinity of the Bishop’s House. The... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
kiran3000
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New York City, New York
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Very Little to See

This visit was disappointing as there was very little to see at the Bishops house, now a museum... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
GordonW318
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Elphinstone Rd. Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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"catholic faith"
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I am referring to the Indo-Portuguese Museum which is in the vicinity of the Bishop’s House. The Indo-Portuguese Catholic artifacts were beautiful. I wish it was larger. I am not sure they had a catalogue which I would have like to have bought. The museum...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This visit was disappointing as there was very little to see at the Bishops house, now a museum with very exhibits. Not worth visiting

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This place is an archive of history of the churches in India.Located close to the Princes Street...few minutes auto-rickshaw or cab ride.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Sunday afternoon between services the water sprinklers kept us on our toes dodging their spray to explore the grounds.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

This attraction turned out to be much better than expected and you should allow at least an hour to fully benefit from all it has to offer. The Indo-Portugese Museum building is set in beautiful gardens of the Bishops House. The basement has the unearthed...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The House and outbuildings are worth visiting. The Museum gives a very comprehensive account with artefacts, statuary and publications of the history of the Catholic faith in Cochin / Kochi. You need at least an hour to view the relics in the museum and absorb...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

The Bishop's House is set in beautiful gardens and in a historical setting in Fort Cochin. We needed permission from a priest in the office to view the room housing a rich narrative of the history of the Catholic Church in Cochin and India in...More

1  Thank Ashley A
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

The architecture is quite nice but not spectacular. If you have time, it is OK to stop and view. Otherwise, seeing it from the taxi is sufficient.

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We were going to the museum but unfortunately it is closed on Mondays, so we decided to check out the Bishops house. It is a very old building with the grounds also housing several other buildings.

2  Thank KLG62
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