Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Places visit in Cochin


Cochin is a haven city in the area of Ernakulam in kerala, India. It is normally known as the queen of Arabian Sea. This place is well-known all over the world for its unsurpassed beauty. Cochin served as an main trading zone from time immemorial. This bought foreign influence in the society and way of  life of the people such as the practice of Chinese nets for fishing. The climate in this position is amusing through out the year making it an excellent tourist location. There are many places for leisure and also historical importance around the city. The main places of attraction in Cochin are Fort Kochi, Bolgatti palace, Chinese fishing nets, Cochin backwaters, Mattanchery palace, Marine drive, Jewish Synagogue, Pareekshith Thampuran museum, St Francis Church, Willingdon Island, Museum of Tourist Places in Cochin The Fort Kochi: A walk through this attractive place can take you back a hundred years. Fort Kochi was under the control of foreigners like the Dutch, the British and the Portuguese at different times thus the town bears control of foreign culture in both architecture and the culture of people. Old buildings constructed at the time of foreign possession are still preserved and well maintained

Bolgatty palace: This palace is one of the oldest existing palaces.The built by the Dutch when they controlled this place. It is located in the Bolgatty Island near the city of  CochinHotels(view more)
Chinese fishing Nets: you can see the Chinese fishing nets in the town of Fort Kochi. These nets are fixed and the method for catching fishes is very different and unusual. 

Mattanchery palace: This palace was also constructed by the Dutch during the pre-British time when they controlled Cochin. Resorts in Cochin

Jewish synagogue: It is one of the oldest synagogues in the whole world and attracts lot of tourists each year.
Pareekshith Thampuran museum: Pareekshith Thampuran museum is an archeological museum located close to the Shiva temple in Ernakulam. This museum showcases a remarkable collection of paintings from the 19th centaury,
St Francis Church: This old and antique church is located at fort Kochi. It was constructed in the year 1503 by the traders from Portuguese.
Willingdon Island: This is an artificial Island made with the sand dug out to deepen the Cochin port. The modern port is located in this Island

The stay in Cochin can be made comfy and stress less by choosing any of the good hotels in this city. There are number of hotels in this city submission all kinds of services in low cost.  You can choose from a number of five star hotels to economic ones. These hotels provide you with well furnished rooms and all kinds of foods will be available from these(go>>)

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  1. Thanks for sharing these places. Surrounded by the Western Ghats and the Arabian sea, Kochi or Cochin (Kochi) was formed as an ancient port city after the Great Floods of the Periyar River. Historically rich in culture, the city has witnessed settlements ranging from the Portuguese to the Chinese. Check out all best places to visit in Cochin also.

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