The Queen of Arabian tea sea, "Kochi" plays an important role in the economy of the state of Kerala. It plays also an important role in the economic history of Kerala. It is the one of the finest natural harbors of the world. Kochi is the place where you can find historical and natural beauties to enjoy your trip. Let us go, through the features of the principal tourist destinations of Kerala.
Back water tourism in Cochin will offer the visions of the Jewish Synagogue, the Mattancherry Palace, Fort Kochi and others. There are lots of backwater areas in Kerala; But Kochi takes different role from other back waters. Kochi will present you the most breathtaking view of water birds, wild flowers and lush greenery along their banks. You can also catch the Kettuvallam or the houseboats plying in the Cochin backwaters to make a unique trip at Cochin
Marine Drive is a charming esplanade in Kochi, Kerala, India. It stands opposite of backwaters. It is an economical point of Kochi, because there are important center of shopping activity in Kochi. The breeze from the Vembanad Lake will come and cherish you along with the view of sun rise and sun set at Marian Drive. Every evening Hundreds of people, both native and tourist come to Marine Drive to make beautiful evening
Fort Kochi plays an important role in the history of Kochi. So there are lots of historical locations to attract visitors. Mattancherry palace, the Santa Cruz Basilica and Chinese fishing nets are the main attractions of Fort Kochi. The architectural style of the buildings and the town layout are the main features of Fort Kochi's attractions.
Hill palace is located near Tripunithura which is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala. The visitor can find a Heritage Museum, a prehistoric park, a children's park, a Deer Park and an archaeological Museum. It is the combination of 49 buildings which was made in 1865 in the traditional architectural style.
It is also known as the Dutch Palace, made by the Portuguese and presented to Veera Kerala Varma Raja of Kochi (1537–65). The palace built in the famous Nalukettu style which is a traditional architecture style of Kerala. You can also find other type of attractions in various areas like painting, wooden decorations, traditional Kerala flooring; a mixture of burned coconut shells, lime, plant juices, charcoal and egg whites. You will also be amazed by different kinds of murals.
The oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations situated in Kochi in South India which was built in 1568 by the Cochin Jewish community or Malabar Yehudan people. The place where the Synagogue situated is called as Jew Town. The Mattancherry synagogue and The Mattancherry Palace temple share a common wall.
There are eight Basilicas' in India. The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, which serves as the Cathedral church of the Diocese of Cochin includes in that list. The Portuguese made the historical church later granted to a Cathedral by Pope Paul IV in 1558. St. Pope John Paul II declared it as Basilica in 1984.
Bolgatty palace is located in Bolgatty Island, which was built by Dutch traders in India in 1744. It served as the home of the British Governors. This small strip of land off the mainland is a great picnic destination. A short boat ride or travel through a bridge will takes you there. The panoramic view of the port and the harbor makes it more attractive to spend some relaxed moments
Willingdon Island forms part of the city of Kochi. The Port of Kochi, the Kochi Naval Base (the Southern Naval Command) of the Indian Navy , a constituent unit of Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Central Institute of Fisheries Technology are located in the Island
It was originally built in 1503, considered as the oldest European church in India.
Bolgatty palace is located in Bolgatty Island, which was built by Dutch traders in India in 1744. It served as the home of the British Governors. This small strip of land off the mainland is a great picnic destination. A short boat ride or travel through a bridge will takes you there. The panoramic view of the port and the harbor makes it more