The Dutch Cemetery

The Dutch connection of Fort Kochi does not end with the churches. Down the road from St Francis Church, that runs parallel to the beach, stands the Dutch Cemetery is believed to be the oldest in the country and carry the authentic records of hundreds of people of Dutch and British nationality. The St. Francis CSI Church of Fort Kochi maintains a record of the people buried here. Though the cemetery is kept closed most of the time, it is opened on request by visitors.