Attractions in Cochin

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Kochi, a city in Kerala is a series of islands by the backwaters, along with its cultural and historical significance. Kochi is also the fastest growing city in Kerala with great potential in IT and engineering fields and prolific youth flooding into the city.

Kochi can provide you with both the city vibe and the natural environmental vibe. It has an abundance of scenic beauty along with its fast-paced metro, highways, and townships.

Top tourist attractions in Kochi (Cochin) are testimonial by its spice markets, European churches, Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Dutch homes of the 17th century, and Portuguese palace, for over 600 years. The best places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) can also be extended to the nearest spots, Kumarakom and Alappuzha.

The best tourist places in Kochi (Cochin) are namely the Mattancherry Palace, Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Bolgatty Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Hill Palace Museum, St. Francis Church Kochi, Parikshith Thampuran Museum, Bishop's House, Vallarpadam, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Marine Drive, and Malayattoor. Among these top places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) for couples include Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Marine Drive, Kuzhupilly Beach, Cherai Beach, Wonder La Kochi, and Lulu Mall. All of these are also places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) with friends, especially Wonder La, Fort Kochi, and Jewish Synagogue. The best time to visit the best tourist places in Kochi (Cochin) is from October to March though Kerala generally has a moderate climate.

Mattancherry Palace

Mattancherry Palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace is a Portuguese palace that was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site and was built in 1545. It displays the exhibits of Kochi Rajas along with the Kerala murals.

Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi is a beautiful water-bound island blend of the Portuguese, French, and Dutch with the Malabar Coast. It houses several historical monuments and cultures that would fascinate any traveler and will give you a Goan vibe.

Jewish Synagogue

The Jewish Synagogue Kochi, also known as Paradesi synagogue was built in 1568 to flourish the Jewish community in Kochi. it has the last Jewish settlement in India and has a vast store of antiques and a beautiful Jew market.

Bolgatty Palace

Bolgatty Palace is a beautiful palace built in 1774 by the Dutch, on the picturesque Bolgatty Island. It has been turned into an island resort with a golf course, ayurvedic center, Kathakali performances, and cruise.

Santa Cruz Basilica

The Santa Cruz Basilica is a heritage edifice in Kochi with its finest gothic architecture and artistic grandeur. It was first built by the Portuguese in 1558 and was later demolished and rebuilt in 1887.

Hill Palace Museum

During the 17th CE, the Hill Palace Museum was the official residence of the Kochi rulers. It is now Kerala's most prominent heritage museum of ethnoarchaeology. It is built in the traditional Kerala architecture with 49 buildings, surrounded by terraced land of 52 acres.

St. Francis Church Kochi

The St. Francis Church was built in 1503 originally in Fort Kochi and is the oldest  European Church in Kerala. The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's corpse was buried under this church formerly and is known for this fact.

Vallarpadam

Vallarpadam is an island along with Wellington Island, in Vembanad Lake. The International Container Trans-shipment Terminal of the Cochin Port is entirely located here. The Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom is a major attraction here and is close to the famous Vypin island.

Bishop's House

The Bishop's House was originally built in 1506 as the Portuguese Governor's residence near the Fort Kochi Parade Ground on a small hillock. It has a fine architecture with huge gothic arches. It also has an Indo Portuguese museum with various artifacts collected from ancient churches.

Kerala Kathakali Centre

The Kerala Kathakali Centre is a spot for artform lovers as Kathakali is a popular traditional art form of Kerala. The performance happens here daily, usually at night. If you come an hour earlier, you can also watch artists dressing up and their make-up formation.

Malayattoor

Malayattoor is a village in Angamaly and is famous for its Church which pilgrims reach here walking along the hilly jungle. It is a meeting point of a mountain and river. Devotees sacrificing by carrying a huge wooden cross is a famous ritual here.

 

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 The best tourist places in Kochi (Cochin) are namely the Mattancherry Palace, Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Bolgatty Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Hill Palace Museum, St. Francis Church Kochi, Parikshith Thampuran Museum, Bishop's House, Vallarpadam, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Marine Drive, and Malayattoor.

WonderLa Amusement Park will be one of the best tourist attractions in Kochi (Cochin) along with a walkover Marine Drive, trying different cafes and a photo walk to Fort Kochi, shopping at Jew Market and Cruise ship.

The best places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) are Mattancherry Palace, Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Bolgatty Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Hill Palace Museum, St. Francis Church Kochi, Parikshith Thampuran Museum, Bishop's House, Vallarpadam, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Marine Drive, and Malayattoor.

The top places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) with children are WonderLa Amusement Park, Lulu Mall, and Cherai Beach.

The top tourist attractions in Kochi (Cochin) are namely the Mattancherry Palace, Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Bolgatty Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Hill Palace Museum, St. Francis Church Kochi, Parikshith Thampuran Museum, Bishop's House, Vallarpadam, Kerala Kathakali Centre, Marine Drive, and Malayattoor.

You can arrive at the Nedumbassery International Airport aka Cochin International Airport, or arrive at Ernakulam by train.

Kerala weather is mostly moderate but October to March will be the best time to visit Kochi.

Kochi (Cochin) is a testimonial to its spice markets, European churches, Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Dutch homes of the 17th century, and Portuguese palace, for over 600 years. Kochi is also the fastest growing commercial and industrial city in Kerala with great potential in IT and engineering fields and prolific youth flooding into the city.

Kochi (Cochin) is a testimonial to its spice markets, European churches, Jewish synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, Dutch homes of the 17th century, and Portuguese palace, for over 600 years.

The three best places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) are Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, and Bolgatty Palace.

Yes, Kochi is worth visiting and you will crave to come back.

The best places to visit in Kochi (Cochin) can also be extended to the nearest spots, Kumarakom and Alappuzha.

WonderLa Amusement Park will be one of the best tourist attractions in Kochi (Cochin) along with a walkover Marine Drive, trying different cafes and a photo walk to Fort Kochi, shopping at Jew Market and Cruise ship.

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