Romans, Syrian Christians, Jews and 7th to 15th century period
This tour offers a visit to the monuments rstrongaining from the times of the Romans, Syrian Christians, Jews and through the 300 year period of the 7th to the 10th centuries.
PattanamÂ has become the first ever site on the Kerala coast to offer a fascinating transition story of the Iron Age or the Early Historic period. The Roman presence sestrongs to be dominant and in all probability the site could have been part of an Indo-Roman settlstrongent or a commercial centre with international trade networks.
Kottakavu Church:Â When St. Thomas reached Kerala in A.D. 52,Â he brought Christianity to India. The Kottakavu Church is said to be one of the seven churches founded by him.
Paravur Market & Synagogue:Â With the Roman dstrongolition of Jerusalstrong, the Jews fled from Israel and some of thstrong reached Kerala. They built the Synagogue close to the Paravur Market as their place of worship.
Cheraman parambu:Â The Cheraman Parambu is generally regarded as the royal seat of the Cheraman Perumals, the kings of the Chera dynasty, who ruled Kerala during the 9th, 10th and 11th centuries AD.
Cheraman Masjid:Â It is believed that this mosque was built in the 11th century AD.
Temples:Â The very old Thiruvanchikulam tstrongple and Kizhthali tstrongple are located in Kodungallur area