Tourist Places in Kochi (Cochin)

Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)

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Kochi (Cochin) is mostly preferred by travellers from Cochin, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kochi (Cochin) is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Kochi (Cochin) are February, March, August, October, November, December. There are 33 tourist places in Kochi (Cochin), which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kochi (Cochin) can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kochi (Cochin) for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kochi (Cochin) Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kochi (Cochin), browse through photos & pictures, explore Kochi (Cochin) using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kochi (Cochin), which are great places to visit, are lulu mall, St. George Ferona Church, Kumbalangi Integrated Tourism Village, David Hall, Mangalavanam. Kochi (Cochin) can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kochi (Cochin) Tourist Places



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  • Forts
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Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
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5.6/ 7 1
83 Ratings & 47 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Cherai beach, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 33
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5.8/ 7 1
30 Ratings & 25 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Marine Drive, Kochi (Cochin)
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5.1/ 7 1
28 Ratings & 23 Reviews
Marine Drive is a 1.75 km long beautiful promenade, which has been built facing the backwaters of Kochi. One of the most popular hangout areas for the locals as well as tourists in the city, Marine Drive is a walkway. Featuring numerous shopping malls and fast food joints,... Read More »
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Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin)
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5.4/ 7 1
18 Ratings & 13 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 5
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4.9/ 7 1
12 Ratings & 11 Reviews
Chinese Fishing Nets, also known as Cheenavala, serve as the official icon of Kochi. Basically, these nets are fixed land installations that have been introduced by Chinese explorer, Zheng He. Found at most of the places in Kerala, these are the shore operated lift nets, which... Read More »
"Nice place while boating"1 week ago "Nothing fishy"Jul 5, 2014
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Bolghatty Palace, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Palace
Bolghatty Palace, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 33
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4.9/ 7 1
10 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Feels very happy"1 week ago "Lovely palace"Apr 21, 2014
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Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked 7 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
Average Rating
4.7/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Interesting museum"Jan 5, 2014 "Small, but nice"Dec 6, 2013
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Jew Town, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Market
Jew Town, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 33
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5.4/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Chottanikkara Temple, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Temple
Chottanikkara Temple, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 9
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6.4/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Chottanikkara temple is dedicated to the Goddess Bhagawati, one of the most popular deities of Kerala. Besides, this temple is also enshrined with the deity of Lord Vishnu. The principal deity in this temple is Goddess Rajeshwari, which is worshipped in three different forms.... Read More »
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Princess Street, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Street
Princess Street, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 33
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Average Rating
5.6/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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,... Read More »
"Lovely little street"Apr 21, 2014 "Place is very nice"Jan 24, 2014
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St Francis Church, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Church
St Francis Church, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
Average Rating
4.6/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Santa Cruz Cathedral, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Church
Santa Cruz Cathedral, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 33
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Average Rating
4.7/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Fine church"Apr 21, 2014 "Grand structure"Jan 5, 2014
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Paradesi Synagogue, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Church
  • Entry: Paid
Paradesi Synagogue, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 33
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Average Rating
5.1/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Hill Palace Museum, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Hill Palace Museum, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 33
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Average Rating
4.6/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Hill Palace Museum, located near Tripunithura in Kochi, was opened for public in 1986. Formerly, this museum served as an administrative office of Maharaja of Kochi, who built this palace in 1865. In 1980, Department of Archaeology took over the palace and transformed it into... Read More »
"Heritage Museum"Apr 21, 2014 "Our Heritage"Oct 18, 2013
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Subhash Park, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Park
Subhash Park, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 33
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Average Rating
4.6/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Subhash Park is a public park, which is located in the heart of Ernakulam city. Towards the western side, this park overlooks the backwaters of the Vembanad Lake and Cochin Harbour. Close to the park, there is an ancient Shiva temple, which is enshrined with the deity of Lord... Read More »
"Good and enjoy the nature"1 month ago "Heart of the city"Dec 31, 2013
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Indian Naval Maritime Museum, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Indian Naval Maritime Museum, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
Average Rating
5.9/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Indian Naval Maritime Museum, located at INS Dronacharya in Kochi, showcases the devotion, bravery and selfless services rendered men of Indian navy. This museum throws light on the genesis, evolution and history of the Indian Navy. Kerala's trade links with Arabs, which... Read More »
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Museum of Kerala History, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Museum of Kerala History, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
Average Rating
4.7/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Shiva Temple, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Temple
Shiva Temple, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 33
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Average Rating
5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Wellingdon Island, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 33
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Average Rating
5.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Bit boring"1 week ago "Manmade island"Apr 21, 2014
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St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Kochi (Cochin)
  • Type: Church
St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Kochi (Cochin)
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 33
Places to Visit in Kochi (Cochin)
Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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