Adjoining to Mattancherry, Fort Kochi is an extremely popular historical town of Kerala and one of the main attractions of Cochin. As the region was under the control of the Dutch, the Portuguese and the British at different times, it still bears the influence of those times in its architecture. Though the place is extremely popular amidst the visiting tourists but it still has been able to keep its serenity intact, which is its main highlight. Also known as Fort Cochin, it’s the area’s natural harbor that can be best explored through a walk and a boat ride.
Along with its serene ambiance, cultural setting and historical background, Fort Kochi has much more to it. The place is dotted with a number of attractions, which are a must-visit. The list of tourist attractions in Fort Kochi includes St Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jew Town, Chinese Fishing nets, Jewish Synagouge and more. Apart from sightseeing, shopping is one of the top things to do in Fort Kochi. Get your hands on some amazing statues, antique lamps, handicrafts, silver jewellery and excellent-quality spices.