Titled ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, Cochin is the gateway to Kerala. The beautiful city has brought visitors to the God’s Own Country since centuries. From the foreigners landing to the shores to now travelers who love the multi-ethnic feel, the metropolis has become one of the most traveled city in the South Indian state.
The presence of the colonial days of Dutch, Portuguese, and Europeans are found in every nook and corner as heritage sites dot Fort Kochi. The masterpiece of Dutch architecture,-Mattancherry Palace, the glorious European churches, the 450-year old Jewish Synagogue, Chinese Fishing nets, cemeteries, alleyways, fishing nets, mansions and much more are places to see. Besides, the exciting sights, there are the spice markets, dotting islands, backwaters and beaches. Each of the beautiful attractions take you on a memorable journey. For reliving old days there are the historical charms in addition of museums and exhibition centers.
To please all those who visit, the charming Keralan town is an important centre for arts, traditional and contemporary. Attend performances of the traditional dance form Kathakali and the ancient martial arts form Kalaripayattu.
Owing to its location, Cochin is considered the starting point of many Kerala tours. The international airport as well as the port brings visitors easily to the town to enjoy a holiday in Kerala.