Photos after the Mumbai Terrorist attacks.community prayers and candle posessions for peace..Photos from media..

Heart breaking scenes after the Mumbai Terrorist Attack..Photos snapped from various community prayers and some pictures of the commandos after the operation....



public community prayers in candle light after the mumbai terrorist attacks,photograph of woman crying while praying"Flooded Eyes Everywhere"

Woman praying in a common prayer behind candles...Can anybody find a remedy for these losses to our families and nation...Hope our government will take actions to prevent terrorism...But the Nations has to move together and determined, against these inhuman organizations.


hindus praying in temple in mumbai after the attacks by terrorists on mumbai cityMan Praying in Temple For His Fellow Humans And The Brave Hearts Who Lost Lives In The Fight With The militants..


Anti Terrorist Squad chief hemant karkare funeral photograph,karkare died on the attack by terrorists on mumbaiFrom The Funeral Of ATS Chief Hemant Karkare....

Some other brilliant officers of the Maharashtra police also lost their lives besides Karkare...

Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan (NSG) ,The one from Kerala gave his life for his country and people..Let us pray for those brave hearts, who gave our lives back by sacrificing their life...



commandos in the taj palace hotel balcony just after the anti terrorist operation on terrorist attack on mumbaiAfter The Battle..

NSG commandos watching from the balcony of TAJ MAHAL PALACE after their military operation..The militants are eliminated and one caught alive in the fight...Crores of Indians thanking you for giving back their lives...May God gave you the courage and strength to save and secure our country from these anti social elements..


commandos giving autograph to people of mumbai after killing the terrorists who attacked mumbaiAutograph Please.....Commandos...The Real Heroes OF Our Country

People gathered around a commando vehicle and getting autographs... These brave men served their country well...We Indians salute you ...


candle procession by people of mumbai india for peace after terrorists attacked mumbai on 6/11 Rolling Tears and Burning Candles

A possession through the mumbai streets against terrorism...Praying for the souls of men who lost their lives in the attack...Even though prayers and condolences can't get back lost lives, lets do what we can for the victims, the brave soldiers and their families....


child praying with candles around him and a note saying proud to be an indian,photograph from the community candle prayers taken by professional media photographersBe Proud To Serve Our Fellow Humans, Be Proud To Protect, To Take Care, To Love, To Respect............................Proud To Be An Indian..................




The terrorists had thorough planning before the attack..The places were watched before the attack was planned... One of the Shot dead chef of TAJ called home before he died and said that his friend shot him down...These people are getting into each and every corners of life.........They has no religion, No boundaries, No Humanity........Only One Destiny..Destruction till the End....

Keep our Youth from getting injected with its poison...Let the religious leaders teach its followers, mainly the youth, what the religion is meant for you and your fellows....Let us respect and take care of each other....

one of terrorist named Abdul Kasab was caught alive by Indian commandos and he is now undergoing trial under Indian jurisdiction. dramatic turning points evolved recently in his trial when he confessed to court about the attack and accepted all the charges levied over him..

His confession made clear the hand of Pakistani Terrorist leaders in the attack, who are now living peacefully in Pakistan after the Pakistani court has made them free of any charges...We have to wait and see what is the outcome of this case..

This post is my tribute To My Country And the Brave Soldiers who fought dead for our country...


Am posting it late, for i want to remember you from forgetting incidents like these so fast........



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Mumbai Attack.Photos from the Chatrapathy Shivajy terminal.Photos taken by media Personnels..9/11 For Indians

In the name of Allah.....Jihad...They says......I wonder if they even know the right meaning and values of their religion..The values and morals in the life of a real Muslim...Is it spreading chaos around the world and killing the innocent and poor to achieve their destiny...

Ultimately do they have a destiny..Yea the destiny of destruction, massacre, and a peace less world of havoc and uncertainty..

The photos featured here are of the mumbai attack taken by some professionals....I got these pictures in a forwarded mail from my friend..I cant help posting these here for the photos made me think about my fellows and my country and wanna make you people think about the cruel face of terrorism....

Above 250 deaths, 250 injured...Traditional landmark of Mumbai THe TAJ MAHAL PALACE destroyed partially....India has lost her number of brilliant policemen and commandos...The scenes are heart breaking...I have posted only a few here..It was more fearful than it looks here...Imagine someone points an AK47 to you and fires all over you and your friends...That's happened here........


mumbai terrorist attack photographs of dead bodies laying in the shivaji public railway station after the openfire by terroristsThe Debris And The Dead Bodies....
The People Were Waiting For The Train, but got Bullets..
It seems, if you are in a public place your life is at risk...

Scene from Chatrapaji Shivaji Railway station after the attack...This is one of the largest and busiest railway stations in the world, where the terrorists attacked the crowd with AK- 47...Pouring bullets all over.....




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Gun Shots...Spilt Blood..Rolling Tears...Havoc allover..
Innocent Human Life Loss...
adding all these.
The definition for TERRORISM!!!!!

Human bodies soaked in blood laying in the streets after the brutal attack....Which religion in this world claims innocent human lives for its existence...A real Muslim wont act like this to his fellow beings...A great religion is getting bad impression in these ruthless activities of terrorists in the name of Allah...

TERRORISM has no religion, its relies on persons and organizations which are injecting the poison into young blood and using them to achieve their ideologies... When said in the name of Muslim many poor Muslim youngsters are dragged into it...
The attackers are simply weapons in the hands of their leaders...If we have to stop this we have to eliminate the origin...The youngsters involved in are mearly the leaves of the tree. Cut the root to stop the budding of new leaves...


mumbai terrorist attack victims small baby child crying for losing his parents in the gun fireDon't want to know How sophisticated our weapons are?...Don't wanna know how developed our Nation is?... But Feels guilty, for we can't give this innocent cute child his parents back......His parents are shot dead and a woman saved this child..the 2 year old child's name is Moshe Holtzberg, son of Israeli Rabbi Gabriel Noach Holtzberg and his wife Rivkah

Today he lost his parents..Don't know if he realize the depth of his loss !! But he know one thing, his parents are not around him to hug him, to kiss him, to protect him...He is left alone in this world with his playing ball.....wont you feel the grief burning in that small innocent heart from his crying face and flooded eyes.. No words can console him...

Later the child was sent to his country(ISRAEL) with the woman who rescued him...

The first time i saw this photo i felt the grief burning in that child's heart and i realized drops of tears hiding in my eyes...The person who took this picture is a professional. He came out successful in getting the emotions captured...I will consider me as a photographer if i could take something like this...


ruined taj palace hotel of mumbai india after the terrorist attack Burnt To Ashes

Some parts inside the TAJ hotel which caught fire in the grenade attack by the terrorists...Said that an estimate of 400 crores needed to renovate the hotel..The TAJ MAHAL PALACE which was the pride of Indians was more to a hotel...It was given its archaeological importance for its tradition...Archaeological department has offered help in the renovation works of this hotel now...


photograph of muslim people praying allah,scene from a mosque after the attacks on mumbai by terroristsMuslims Prays to ALLAH

Oh God give light to our brothers thoughts to stop this Cowardly act of taking innocent lives...May the souls of the innocent men dead rest in peace with your blessings...Help our minds to cop up with this difficult situations...Give peace and rest to souls of the brave commandos who served their country with their life...Take care of peoples who lost their loving ones in this inhuman act....

a poor woman praying photographs taken after the terrorist attacks on mumbai indiaA poor woman praying in the church in between the HOLY MASS...
OH Jesus teach these peoples to serve our fellows with love and care, Behalf of taking their lives.


Its not meant to offend any one with these photos being posted here..Myself removed one photo for its so unbearable to see humans shot dead there like stray dogs in streets...
Trying to help us remember the yesterdays loses which may help us from losing something tomorrow....The post continues..

Have you seen the Hindi movie WEDNESDAY... If you don't mind, try to watch it.
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photos of Coir made Handicrafts,wooden sculptures,keychain toys,small copper ganapathy etc from streets of Mattancherry-Cochin-Kerala.Cellphone photos

Just another photo gallery of coir handicrafts, Small keychain elephant toys, wooden sculptures, Little Lord Ganapathy etc from the jew streets and streets of the mattancherry township...Hope you may have gone through other galleries on jew street..


handicrafts made in coir for sale in jew street cochin kerala,handicrafts of coir sandals,coir kadhakali face,elephants,coir hats,coir baskets"Wonders Made From Coconut Husk"

Wana try those pairs of chappels????...Surely you can when you go there.

Coir and related products like this are part of cottage industries in Kerala which are now in the verge of uncertainty.

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


closeup photograph of toys of elephants keychains from street side fancy shop in cochin kerala"The Biggest Mamal On Land In Man's Keychains..God May Have Never Thought Humans Will Be This much Mischevious When He Created Them!!!!"

The fancies in a street side shop in the jew street...Have soo many things like this to arise your couriosity..Hmm the prises they ask for these things are also fancy...No problem bargaining is upto you..

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto



sculpture made in timber for sale in an antiques shop in jew street of cochin kerala india"A Wooden Soldier On His Horse.."

Seen outside a sculpture shop...Some of the sculptures are made in these places..There are some places where you can see artists in their work...

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


decorative clothes from a fancy street side shop of mattancherry town cochin india kerala"Colourful Hangouts"

Don't think only sculpture shops are there. Shops selling clothes, sweaters, saris etc etc are also lively in the town. ...

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


hindu god ganesh or ganapathy resembling made in copper for sale in a fancy street side shop in mattancherry cochin kerala india"Hindu God Ganapathy or Lord Ganesh made of Copper.....Think He Had His Lunch!!"

Took just for fun from a fancy shop...

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Macro



If you people plans for a trip to cochin, don't miss Mattancherry...The place was a witness for so many historical moments and cultural heritage of Kerala..

Location: The place is not more than 15 Kms from Ernakulam...Always bus services are there in the route......

Pixelshots.......More on kerala's tourist destinations and informations are on the way....keep visiting

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Photos of Gramophones,Handicrafts,Wooden toys, Old Cameras etc showcased along the Jew Street / Cochin / Kerala.Photos taken with cellphone camera.

Jew Street Photographs..The pictures of antiques, old Gramophones, Toys , Old Cameras etc showcased for selling along the jew street of Cochin..This is a piece of the Jew street photo galleries posted in another page..


photograph of gramophone for sale in antiques shop in mattancherry jew street india cochin kerala"A Golden Memory Of The Past...Beautiful as the Work Assigned for it....Music"

A Gramophone seen outside a Shop....Their are things like this which are almost erased from our memories out their in the streets for sale.. In the background you can see an old type of phone.. .

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto




colourful pieces of door knobs made of wood for sale in mattancherry jew street shops,photographed from cochin india kerala"Small But Colourful And Numerous"

The colourful pieces of art outside an antique shop in the street....The shapes may be machine moulded but the paintings are absolutely not.....Surely will drag the minds of a person who love colours!!!!

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Macro


small wooden globes with spikes for sale in mattancherry jew street side shops in kerala cochin"Spiky Cute Pieces Of Wooden Globes....The Purpose Is Hmmmmmmm...No Meaning In Digging Out Reasons For Everything Out Here In Our Small World No!!!!"

Out there in the noon rays of the sun these things dragged my attention into them...and ended out in taking this macro shot....
Before you ask what the purpose they are for, do you know the ultimate purpose What We Are For?......No answer for certain questions at some point of time!!!!The time itself will reveal it before you when its time............


photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Macro



photograph of oldest film cameras of japan camera brand yashika for sale in an antiques shop in mattancherry jew street in cochin india kerala"The Eyes Which Saw The Past Life In The Jew Street......"

Would have accompanied a jewish photographer...Out there in the showcase of an antique shop she may be waiting for eternity!!!!!
The silver circular attachment to the camera is the reflector for the flash light...


The tourists coming in these places have an affection to these remnants of the past..

The camera has the japan brand name over it...Yashika 635...Still the brand is out there in business with new models....I had one model, and can say they takes quality images...

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto



old film cameras of camera brand mamiya for sales in antiques shop in mattancherry jew street in india cochin kerala"May Be Old, But Experienced Shooter of The Stills..."

Technologies and time advances...Do we need another example to prove it??? Don't Know How Much Formalities To Take A Snap With This One.... My mobile camera's eyes are penetrating through the glass of the showcase to take a snap of his "Great Great Ancestor".!!!!!!!!

The old camera brand named Mamiya...Have you ever heard of such a name????

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


Hope you will keep visiting..Lot more simillar photos are already there..Just browse for another gallery on jew street..

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Photos of DUTCH PALACE at MATTANCHERRY/KERALA and the Art Museum Inside.Photos of old Royal Paintings of Rajas of Cochin,Pallaks etc.

The palace of Mattancherry/ Kerala also called as dutch palace, a monument of history was built in1555 by the portuguese.

By the 1660s the palace was remodeled by the dutch and is called as the dutch palace since then.

After renovation the palace was handed over to the maharaja of cochin.. Higness Kerala Varma..
From then it is used by the raja as his Royal house..

The Jew Community lived in the street very near to this palace..The place was given to the Jews by the Raja..



Their is only 2RS/- per head as the entry fee..Its worth more than that for sure.......Heard some guides saying about the special type of paintings inside the museum...The Mural Art...

The palliyara, the first room you are entering in has the Murals painted into its walls....It is said that the whole painting was done by the Raja himself..the main subject for the paintings are occasions from the Ramayana And Mahabharata.....

Its said that their was no paint available at that time..So the raja has made the paint by combining soo many vegetables,egg yolk oils etc..




the portrait museum having the paintings of old rajas of cochin kerala from the dutch palace museum of mattancherry kerala india"Inside the Art Gallery....The Work Of Photographers Done By Artists...."

Am sure you will wonder seeing the Life In the Paintings....The pictures are of different Maharaja's of cochin...

The pictures are soo lively that you will feel the Raja standing infront of you..Artists have done great job in giving the tones with colours..Look at your skin tone and the picture..They are same..sooo close to reality.....

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto



the portrait oil painting of raja of cochin photographed from inside the dutch palace portrait gallery of mattancherry cochin"Hmm Can You Feel His Presence Before You!!!!"

I know you can't find something that marvellous..Thats only the incapability of the camera to grab the human talent ....i can't blame the camera for its inside the museum and the subjects not well lit..Also i am taking the snaps in a hurry for photography its not allowed.

We got stunned by the 3d effect the artist have created in the photo.The badge in his chest,Ribbon in Neck and the Swords in his hand everything soo real..

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto




The Pallak made of ivory used by rajas of cochin as a means of transport photograph from the mattancherry old dutch palace museum"The Pallak...Runs In Human Shoulders...hmmm Dont have to Fear Fuel Price Hike..."

This is the special type of thing made of wood to carry the Royal Family Members...The two poles on both sides are lifted by servants and the Lord can sit inside the Pallak..

The photo got blurred for taken while walking..Pardon..I have no way to take it slowly with more care..

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto





old palace built by dutch in mattancherry cochin kerala photograph"Snap from The Entrance to the Museum...This Building Is having The Museum And Art Gallery."

This is a part of the palace.. For the museum is working in this peoples are restricted around this building..
Again the Old disappointment...Photography restricted!!!but i took some risk for you..Only a few shots ..If anyone saw, then i would have been kicked out..

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto



way to dutch palace museum of mattancherry cochin kerala india"Way to the Museum...Dont hesitate...A Gallery of Art for You"


photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto

The dutch palace is one of the attractions of mattancherry town of Cochin..Cochin as an ancient place of spice merchants has witnessed many rulers from the Rajas of Cochin to the Portuguese, the Dutch, and the British..

Every thrown gave some marks to be remembered to the future and palaces like this is one among them.. Their is more information and photos, about cochin in the posting on history of Fort cochin ..Just move on friends...more things like the Jew street, Synagogue etc awaiting you..


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Photos of Antiques,colourful candlier lamps,sculpture shops and handicrafts from jew street/mattancherry/cochin/kerala.Photos taken with cell phone.

This is the continuation of the previous posting of photo galleries on jew street from Cochin..Here let me give you some more light with photos of things like antiques, handicrafts ,a huge snake boat,elephant sculptures and other goods sold in the old jew street..The street is so lively with much sellers all around and also many spice shops..

Cochin was renowned for its availability of spices from the ancient times, the very matter that attracted Europeans and Arab merchants to kerala.. You can read about that in another posting on Fort Cochin..



chundan valloms the kerala type timber boats used in the famous kuttanadu boat race in alapuzha for sale in an antiques shop in the old mattancherry jew street of india cochin kerala"A Snake Boat as a Whole,... For Exhibition in a Shop"

You may have heard about the snake boat race conducted yearly in Kerala.This is the one used in that....The tourists can buy anything out of these shops and their are some shops which does all the formalities for shipping .....

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto



colorful candliers or lanthers hung in a shop in old jew street of cochin kerala for sale photographed"To add Colour For the Night..The Hanging colourful lamps outside a Shop"

Some what similar pieces of lights are used inside the Synagogue...But those inside the synagogue are surely precious than these ones for their age, and are bought from some other countries..

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


colourful wall lamps or candliers for sale in an antiques shop in cochin jew street of india cochin kerala"The Colourful Cealing"

Entrance to an antique shop decorated with colourful lamps..If you want you can buy them...

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


elephants timber sculpture closeup photograph from an antiques shop in india kerala cochin jew street"A closer Look of the exhibition in the antiques shop of jew street cochin...."

The antiques shop is having an entry fee for the exhibition..Somewhat about 50 RS/-.another 50 for photography...So i decided what is better for my pocket....

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


antiques shop in cochin jew street displaying antiques pieces and timber sculptures and copper alloy statues for sale and exhibition for the tourists coming to kerala"The huge pieces of Art and Tradition of Kerala exhibited inside the shop.."

Just got a snap from the entry point of the shop.. If you want you can buy anyone of these to your home..

I think its the foreigners who sees and buys these symbols of our culture, and they considers these ones more precious than us.....


photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


hindu god lord ganesha clay sculpture,ganesha and his fellows sculptured in clay photograph"Am sure the middle one is Ganapathy or Ganesh. Tell me about others if you people know....."

A small wooden plank carving which was shown outside a shop...The photo was taken in macro mode..

photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: macro


Wana visit the only synagogue in Kerala..

Timings:- 10 - noon, 3 - 5pm..Closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Jewish Holidays..

There is a dress code to enter the synagogue:- Full sleeve shirts and trousers for men, and Women, sport long skirt well below the Knee...Its written that t shirts, sleeveless etc are not allowed..

Even though things are not watched exactly like this for its not practical, but you should be dressed modestly..Thats all..

The place is in Mattancherry..Very near to Cochin or Ernakulam..bus and boat services are always there from Ernakulam.....

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Photos of Hillpalace-an old palace in kerala, spotted deers from Palace deer park,palace garden etc taken with SonyEricsson W810

The continuation of previous hill palace photo gallery..This place is now an archaeological museum with much invaluable treasures and sculptures from the past cultures of Kerala..

If you interested in ancient scripts and carvings on rocks along with the inscriptions done on palm leaves, you should visit here..The place has Hindu epics written on old palm leaves strips tied together, which was used instead of books at that times..

You can watch some photographs on some deer folks here and the palace premises along with its garden..



spotted deers in the hill palace deer park photograph taken from the old palace of rajas of cochin in kerala"The Deer Community Having Their Evening Party!!!"

Their are two types of deer in the park..You can see them much close..hmm... ofcourse their will be a fence in between.. Anyway nice creatures...

Photo By: Georjo Johan
Camera: SonyEricsson W810i(2mp)
Focus Mode: Auto


palace building where the weapons armoury chariots and carts were kept and is now a archaeological museum displaying them to the tourists coming here to kerala"The corner Building Which is converted to weapons museum now"

Here you can see the swords, Knives, and other weaponary used by the maharaja of cochin. Their are so many chariots and vehicles used at that time exhibited their. The architecture of the palace is astonishing with wooden spiral stairs, marbled and tiled floors etc.

Something strange i met out their was an iron casting in the shape of human body in the dungeon. It was hanged out and the purpose it was used for was more strange..Written out their that the culprits are locked in the hanging iron casting and starved to death in the dark room. Cant even think of such a punishment...

Photo By: Georjo Johan
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Focus Mode: Auto


flowers from the garden of the hill palace in cochin ,photograph of bougainvillea red flowers"The Mighty Kingdom May Have Set...But Had Left The Flowers And Fragrance For Us!!!

The evening horizon from the top of the hill....

Photo By: Georjo Johan
Camera: SonyEricsson W810i(2mp)
Focus Mode: Auto



spotted deer groups feeding on plant leaves photograph from the hill palace of cochin deer park"Busy with food...."

From the deer park adjacent to the palace...

Photo By: Georjo Johan
Camera: SonyEricsson W810i(2mp)
Focus Mode: Auto


curvy path to the top of the hill through the gardens in hill palace ernakulam kerala india"The spiral roads winding upto the top of the hill..."

Contruction of roads to the top of hills are done like this to reduce the steepness!! Hmm you may know that....The garden out their is populated densely with soo many trees and plants.. Said that trees from other countries and medicinal plants are grown up here..

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the old palace built in kerala ettukettu architecture style now used as museum for the tourists displaying old weapons arms and chariots used by raja of cochin"Have you seen this building somewhere else?"

This place has been taken as the shooting locations for many malayalam films. Malayalam Films like Manichitratazhu, MunnamMura are shot here...You may have watched those films in which MohanLal plays the lead...

Photo By: Georjo Johan
Camera: SonyEricsson W810i(2mp)
Focus Mode: Auto


the hill palace front view photograph india cochin"Mere Rain Clouds Can't Conceal The Royalty"

The main museum here contains a golden crown covered with diamonds, so many golden ornaments, gold coins, medals, silver cups, silver and gold coins used at that time etc.. There is a small silver tree and a big silver trophy in the museum. Most of the things are presented to the king by the foreigners.

The main attraction, the golden crown is presented by VascodiGamma to the emperor.All the things are kept in an airconditioned room with securities all around.
Their are so many other galleries showing sculptures, inscriptions of Vedas in palm leaves, Malayalam grammar, ancient stone carvings, paintings, chinease crockery, durbar hall, marble statues, sculptures in elephant tusk etc...


Have a visit...It won't be in vain.....


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Jew Street,Cochin/Kerala. Kadhakali paintings,Street side antiques and sculpture shops,jew street,jew synagogue,Elephant wooden sculpture etc.

The jew street of cochin, one of the oldest jewish communitis in the world. Eventhough very few jewish families are remaining there, the place has so many stories to tell us from the past...


The place tells us about the life styles and customs of the communities that coexisted in the past...


The raja of cochin gave land for the jew prince and princess here. The jew community, from then become a part of kerala. The place is still having the charm of the old people happened to live there....


Another thing i got proud of my country is the religious harmony existed their at that time..You can see the jewish Synagogue and the Temple in which the Raja's family members used to worship built up next to each other.


I wonder why don't the present generation get some lessons from the mutual respect and affection that prevailed beyond communities and religion in our country!!!


The photos posted here are taken from the Jew street sides. The streets have turned up into shops selling beautiful wooden sculptures, brass remnants of old houses, spices, hand made items, crockeries, wall lamps etc. Its a pleasent street...and every piece of art there has a story to tell.


Come...Let's have a Walk together.


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The painting of Kadhakali which was exhibited outside a shop.. Their are soo many paintings like this out their in the street for sale...


photo by: Georjo
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focus mode: Auto


elephant toys in the front of a street shop from the oldest jew street in india at cochin kerala,decoratives,decoration toys,house decorations,cheap toys,street side shop decoratives,cochin,kerala"Laurels for your home"


These colourful pieces of strings are everywhere and adds attraction to the street..ofcourse these are meant for you people who are ready to buy something decorative..Soo many things like this are there which adds colour to the tradition of the street..


photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto


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Astonishing colour blending to get the 3d effect...Look into the eyes... are they real!!!
This painting was placed along with the painting above, obviously for sale...wanna buy?


photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
focus mode: Auto



clay sculpture of ganesha the hindu god from sculpture and antiques shop in old jewstreet of cochin india kerala,clay sculptures,kaliman prathimakal,clay sculpture painting,sculptures for sale in cochin-kerala,street sculpture shop,ganesha and other gods"Gods in a plank of clay"

Small and beautiful makings are all around here in the street..This small depiction of the hindu gods are made in a plank of clay....I think you can see a number of sculptures of Ganapathy all over the place, and in most shops...



photo by: Georjo
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elephants statues made of timber for sale in an antiques and sculpture shop in jew street of kerala cochin india,timber sculptures,ganesha made of timber,polished timber sculptures,big ganapathy timber carving"They Welcome You Towards An Exhibition In The Shop...."


The Elephant threesome made of timber...The symbols of royalty.......This was a huge shop selling the sculptural works and ancient remnants. All the heritage and sculptural skills of Kerala is depicted inside the shop..WEventhough the intention was to promote the sales, its worth a visit into shops like these..You can see things that may be wiped out of our culture as the time advanced.....


photo by: Georjo
Camera: SonyEricsson w810i(2mp)
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photograph of the jew street of india cochin kerala,the oldest jew street in india,famous and old streets of kerala, old indian jew streets,cochin street photos"That is it...A snap from the Jew Street..."


The lane ends in the Jewish Synagogue. Shops are on both sides of the street. Was not soo busy at the time we happened to be their..But later we saw soo many foreigners and peoples from parts of india coming in...Hmm we happened to be their a little bit early than the usual time..


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Photography was not allowed inside the synagogue..Their is a small paintings gallery showing the paintings of the old map of cochin, the ancient stories of jews, the arrival of jews in kerala, their trades, their living etc etc...


Then you can enter the small synagogue..The synagogue is a small hall with a balcony where the ladies used to sit.The floors are of some special type of tiles with paintings..


The synagogue is about 400 years old and once their was about 7 of them in the street..only this one remains....The interior is decorated with glass candliers bought from belgium..Their are brass columns and torah crowns inside...


The clock tower is of 45 feet and has 4 dials of numerals in Hebrew, Latin, Malayalam and Arabic.

Their are two copper plates preserved from the 4th century showing the previlages given to the Jewish community by the raja of Cochin...



We wondered of the entry ticket rates in these places..Only 2RS/- per head....So many tourist guides describing the peculiarities of the place to foreigners can be seen all over..


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Photos and Information on Hill Palace..Cochin...An Old Palace in Kerala Turned To Archeological and Heritage Museum..

The place where once the Royal Family Of Cochin lived in its full glory..Now remains as a museum where all the valuable remainings of the old royal culture is kept..Along with so many inscriptions, sculptures, crockeries, weapons and so many things which waves light into the glorious past and a divine culture..

The palace is contained in a vast 52 acres of land. The buildings are done in the traditional kerala's ettukettu architecture and some in western arhitecture style.

Unfortunately i happened to be there in a cloudy low lit evening. I was afraid of the photos in such a condition, but came out not too bad. Thanks to the camera....

One more disappointment is their...Strict prohibition of photography inside the museum...You people have to go in to have a glance at those materials.. Anyway photography is allowed in the campus..




hill palace cochin kerala photograph of the old palaces in kerala"Steps to glory of the past.."

Front view of the palace before you are right into it.

Photo By: Georjo Johan
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photograph of hill palace an old palace in cochin kerala,the palace built in kerala ettukettu architecture model picure"Through the lane in front ......"

The garden infront is kept clean and diciplined and has its beauty..The tree out their attracted me with its densely packed green leaves....Don't know how many times it is older than me!! but surely is.....

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deers closeup photograph from hill palace deer park in cochin kerala"Ohhoo.. Why is he staring at me?...Has i interrupted him from taking those evening snacks??..."

Their is a deer park behind the palace and has many members out their...A nice addon for the visitors..

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the old palace photograph from kerala india"A part from the huge building.."

The photo was snapped by standing beside a lotus pond in the garden..The name hill palace is apt enough for the palace is on the top of a hill...The front side of the palace upto the valley down under is converted into a well disciplined garden...

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garden plants of the old cochin palace in kerala the hill palace"Beauty of Togetherness!!!"

A snap of plants arranged in concentric circles in the garden..


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hill palace the palace now turned to archaeological museum of kerala,view of the steps leading to the old cochin palace"Steps To The Mighty Kingdom"

The place where the Maharajas of Cochin once lived...The silent witness of many incidents in and around the kingdom..May have told us the stories, if these monuments could speak!!..What we can do now is figuring out things, from the valuable remainings time has kept here from the past.....

Photo By: Georjo Johan
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photograph of the old palace of kerala hill palace,palace built by raja of cochin"The meeting point!!!The spiral road to the top of the hill meets its destiny...."

Their are soo many valuable things kept in the museum..So naturally the museum is guarded by securities and police..
Photography is prohibited strictly and we have to keep our cameras and mobile phones in the front office before going in.. The police men out their checked our pant pocket seeing the bulge of hand kerchiefs. Felt funny then, but got convinced after entering the museum for the things out their are precious..

Photo By: Georjo Johan
Camera: SonyEricsson W810i(2mp)
Focus Mode: Auto


More photos of hillpalace are in the archives. Continue browsing the posts and get more photos on many tourist attractions in the state of Kerala..

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