Cochin Attractions

A visitor for a day in Cochin can cover Cochin places in a day or two. Marine drive is known for its beautiful view of the backwater and harbor. Government boats are available from marine drive to the nearby Island. Walk through the streets of Fort Cochin, see the past alive. Dress code is cottons, shorts, shoes and hat. Visit Fort Immanuel which was belonged to the Portuguese, built in 1503 AD. This is the symbol of the alliance between the Maharaja of Cochin and the Monarch of Portugal.Visit Dutch cemetery, Thakur House symbol of the colonial era and was the home for the Managers of The National Bank of India during British era. Visit Dutch East India Companies David Hall, Parade ground where the Portuguese, Dutch and British once used to conduct the military parade. Relax in the Vasco-de-Gama square for a while, Visit princess street to see the European style residences. End of the road is Bishops house of Cochin. Visit Jews street if you are interested to buy antiques pieces or crockery, bronze and brass sculptures &, wooden furniture.

Visit Jews synagogue to see the architectural beauty. Visit Thripunithura hill palace, which is the largest archaeological museum of Kerala. This was the royal collection of the Maharaja of Cochin. This is spread in 52 acres of land. Visiting time is 9 1m to 12.30 PM and 2 Pm to 4.30 PM on all working days. Chottanikkara Temple is where, Goddess Bhagawathi worshiped. Other major attractions of Cochin are St. Francis Church, Woderla Amusement Park. Vypin Island is 30 Kilometer from Cochin. Ferry is available from Fort cochin to Vypin Island and Beach. One can see the Local fishermen using the Chinese fishing net to catch the fish. Coastal food is available here with best price. Lullu mall is the city attraction for the New Generation. It is considered as the biggest shopping mall in India.