one of Kerala's most ancient Christian Cathedrals(claimed to have a history of not less than 17 cent)modeled on Hindu architecture including a Hanuman





The "old syrian church of chengannur
Architectural style is a blend of 18th Century Christian and Hindu temple architectureIts gopuravathil, nadapanthal, kalluvilakku and doors adorned with carved figurines

including a Hanuman holding a baton

. This is indicative of communal and religious harmony exhibited by the localities in yesteryears.

Historians agree that Kerala is dotted with at such landmark centres of worship modeled on Hindu architeture