Kodungallur is a municipality in the South Western outskirt of Thrissur locale of Kerala, India. Kodungallur is 29 kilometers 18 mi northwest of Kochi and 38 kilometers 24 mi southwest of Thrissur, by National Highway 66. The area is uniquely critical in the historical backdrop of India as a noteworthy exchange focus prevalently known as Muziris in the recent Chera nation. Kodungallur was a fundamental piece of Mahodayapuram, the capital city of the Later Chera administration. The Roman realm had a consistent exchanging association with this area. Alongside pepper, wares, for example, pearls, muslin, ivory, jewels, silk and scents were sent out utilizing the sea offices of Kodungallur.
Cheraman Juma Masjid this mosque situated in Kodungallur takes after the engineering style of Hindu sanctuaries. Worked in 629 AD by Malik Bin Deenar, it is considered as the most seasoned mosque in India and the second most established mosque on the planet to offer Jumah petitions. The mosque, initially built of wood, later experienced changes that brought solid minarets, however the insides stayed wooden. Inside the mosque, there is a Kerala oil light comfortable focus, constantly continued consuming. This light is of incredible hugeness to individuals all things considered and individuals expedite oil for the light propitious family events.