Tourist Places in Kochi (Cochin)

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Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin)
Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Visit Fort Kochi, a small village close to the suburbs of the main city. With panoramic beaches all along the coastline, you can see the famed Chinese fishing nets and sailing ships. The beautiful village and countryside is lined with old Victorian era styled bungalows, a reminiscent of the... Read More »
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Princess Street, Kochi (Cochin)
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  • Type: Street
If you want to see the remnants of the European architecture, visit Princess Street. The street was famous all through the European occupation and the huge bungalows lined on this quaint street portray the architecture of their respective owners ranging from Portuguese, Dutch, British and French.... Read More »
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St Francis Church, Kochi (Cochin)
St Francis Church, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Church
St. Francis CSI Church is the landmark building, which was foundby the Portuguese. This edifice is built on the site, where the body of late explorer Vasco da Gama was originally buried. Originally built in 1503, this church is the oldest European church in India. The church was initially a... Read More »
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Cherai beach, Kochi (Cochin)
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  • Type: Beach
The panoramic Cherai beach is at the end of Vypeen Island, one of the many tiny islands off the shoreline. This panoramic island can be easily reached by boat and land. This isolated yet enchanting beach is far away from commercial activities, cocooned by palm and coconut trees, azure waters and... Read More »
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Santa Cruz Cathedral, Kochi (Cochin)
Santa Cruz Cathedral, Kochi (Cochin)
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  • Type: Church
Santa Cruz Basilica is amongst the oldest churches in Kochi and is also one of the eight Basilicas in the country. Built by the first Portuguese viceroy, Francesco de Almeida in 1505, this church is the oldest church in India. The foundation stone of this church was laid on 3 May, 1505, during... Read More »
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Paradesi Synagogue, Kochi (Cochin)
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  • Type: Church
  • Entry: Paid
Paradesi Synagogue was built in 1568 and is rated as the oldest active synagogue in all the 53 member-countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. Renowned as Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue, this synagogue was constructed by people of Cochin Jewish community (Malabari... Read More »
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Jew Town, Kochi (Cochin)
Jew Town, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Market
It has been known that Jewish settled in Kochi as early as 700 BC for trade and commerce. The population rose and the reigning Hindu king gave them a whole area for their own town. Today Jew Town is a unique feature of Kochi. Even though a multitude of Jews immigrated to Israel or converted, the... Read More »
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Bolghatty Palace, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Palace
One of the oldest existing Palace built by the Dutch in India, Bolghatty Palace is located in the scenic island popularly known as Bolgatty island in Kochi, Kerala. In 1744 AD, Dutch traders built this villa and it was later extended, with lush green gardens landscaped around it. The building was... Read More »
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Shiva Temple, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Temple
In front of the Shiva temple in Ernakulam lies the backwaters of Cochin. The deity faces westwards and enjoys the view of the sea. At the time of constructing this temple, the main language that was in use was Tamil; therefore the people addressed the deity as Erayanar which also means Lord... Read More »
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Museum of Kerala History, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Museum of Kerala History is located 10 km north of Ernakulam city on NH 47. This live museum recites the history of the state through informative light and sound shows. The museum depicts the stories on the lives of 87 personalities, who played a significant role in shaping Kerala's future.... Read More »
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Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Beach
Fort Kochi Beach is situated around 12 km away from the Kochi city. This beach is regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala. Cochin Carnival, which is celebrated at the time a week before New Year is the highlight of the beach. Besides, this beach is also famous for water... Read More »
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Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Mattancherry Palace, which is fondly known as the Dutch Palace, is a landmark monument in Kochi. Simple and plain from exterior, this palace features rooms with intrinsically carved ceilings and murals. Originally, the church was built by Portuguese in 1557, however was passed to the Dutch, when... Read More »
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Wellingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Island
Willingdon Island is an artificial man-made island, which comprises the modern port serving Kochi. The island has been named after Lord Willingdon, who was the former Madras governor. The Willingdon Island is home for the Port of Kochi, as well as the Kochi Naval Base of the Indian Navy and... Read More »
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Kashi Art Caf, Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 14 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Art Gallery
An art gallery and a cafe, this place is one of a kind - wherein you can admire art and also have a bite to eat. They serve excellent chocolate cakes, breakfast and lunch, coupled with nice music and a soothing ambience. The cafe was started in 1997 in Fort Kochi by two art lovers Anoop Skaria... Read More »
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Parishath Thampuran Museum, Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 15 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Pareekshith Thampuran Museum is an archaeological museum, which holds a collection of 19th century paintings. Along with the paintings, this museum also holds exhibit of paintings of ancient monuments, coins and scriptures made in stone and Plaster of Paris. Most of the memorabilia displayed at... Read More »
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Santhanagopala- Krishnaswamy Temple., Kochi (Cochin)
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Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Temple
One of the most famous temples is Kochi is the Santhanagopala - Krishnaswamy Temple. The temple has been dated to 947 AD according to the inscriptions found on the site. With well detailed carvings and sculptures adorn the walls of this age old temple. The chance to be in the same temple as... Read More »
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Vamanamoorthy temple, Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 17 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Temple
Another holy shrine that deserves to be seen is the Vamanamoorthy temple also referred to as the Thrikkakara Temple as it is located in the village of Thrikkakara, close to Kochi. This temple holds importance as the lithe records are of major historical significance. On Onam, the temple holds a... Read More »
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Mangalavanam, Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 18 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Mangalavanam is a bird sanctuary, which is situated behind the Kerala High Court building. Regarded as the green lung of Kochi, this ecologically sensitive area is home to large variety of migratory birds. Besides, it is a mangrove area, which consists of a shallow lake bordered by thick mangrove... Read More »
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Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 19 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Gurudwara
Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha is located in Perumanoor, which is just 3 km away from Kochi city centre. It is the one and only gurudwara in Kochi as well as entire Kerala. Originally, this gurudwara was situated in the locality of the Cochin Shipyard. It was shifted to the present location on... Read More »
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St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 20 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Church
St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica was built in the early 20th century under the direction of Mar Louis Pazheparambil. Originally found in 1112 AD, this cathedral is dedicated to "Our Lady of Ports". This cathedral was elevated to the status of a Basilica by Pope Paul VI on 20 March... Read More »
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