Kerala Info

Welcome to Kerala Info, No:1 Information portal in Kerala

Paravur Synagogue

Paravur Synagogue
The Paravur Synagogue is a historic Jewish place of worship located in the town of Paravur, in the Indian state of Kerala. Believed to have been built in the 17th century, it is one of the oldest synagogues in Kerala and a significant part of the state's multicultural heritage. The synagogue features intricate wooden carvings, unique architecture and is adorned with antique lamps, chandeliers and a collection of Torah scrolls. It is said that the synagogue was established by Jewish traders who came to Kerala in search of spices and silk. Today, the synagogue remains an important cultural and historical landmark, attracting visitors from across the world. The synagogue serves as a testament to the rich history of the Jewish community in Kerala and their contribution to the state's diverse cultural landscape.

Info Recommended

Click the link below to explore more details.