30 Kms From Kochi
The Mortal Remains Of Sheikh Parid
Kanjiramattom Mosque, is believed to have been built as a memorial to Sheikh Fariduddin. The famous Kanjiramattom Mosque is about 25 km from Kochi.
The Kanjiramattom mosque is the right example of antique beauty of mazhars and dargahs. The festival of '
Kodikuthu' which commences on the month of December - January every year, is the major festival of Kanjiramattom Mosque.. During the '
Chandanakkudam' ritual held at night, the pilgrims carries pots covered with sandalwood paste and proceed in a procession to the mosque.
Six caparisoned elephants and folk performances accompany this grand procession. Traditional Muslim art forms like Oppana and Mappilappattu are also staged during the Kodikuthu festival. It is believed that the great muslim saint Baver has prayed in this Mosque and attained eternal bliss. The Mosque is easily accessible from Cochin and Cochin is well connected to the other major Indian cities by air, rail and road.