Kochi which is also known as “Cochin” is a city in southwest India’s coastal Kerala state. It has been a port city since 1341. Peaceful Kochi has been drawing brokers, explorers, and voyagers to its shores for more than 600 years. No place else in India you would be able to discover such a captivating blend: huge angling nets from China, a 400-year-old synagogue, old mosques, Portuguese houses and the disintegrating stays of the British Raj. The outcome is a far-fetched mix of medieval Portugal, Holland and an English town united onto the tropical Malabar Coast. It’s a magnificent place to invest some energy and rest in a portion of India’s best homestays and legacy settlement. City is likewise a middle for Keralan expressions and outstanding amongst other spots to see Kathakali and Kalaripayattu.
Attractions: Cherai, Princess Street, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Marine Drive, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Fort, Ernakulam Shiva Temple, Chinese Fishing Nets.
Nearby places: Athirapally Falls, Cherai Beach, Kalady, Malayattoor, etc…
Best Time to visit: October to February
How to Reach
- By Air: The city has its own airport, named the Cochin International Airport, situated 20 km away at Nedumbassery. The international and domestic flights available here connect you to from around the world of the globe.
- By Road: Kochi is excellently connected to all the major cities of India..