"Colourful Cochin (Kochi)" Top 5 Page for this destination Kochi by PierreZA
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Kerala is different to any other place I've visited before in India. Kerela is on the West Coast (the Malabar Coast) of South India. Kochi is a city consisiting of a few islands, and Ernakulam on the mainland.
Experience the smells, sights, natural beauty, art and customs of this wonderful place.
A friend and I stayed in Fort Cochin for 5 nights. It is easy to do daytrips from here. There is also a lot to do in Fort Cochin, but don't forget to visit Ernakulam for a different experience.
Great south Indian cuisine, art forms like Kathakali, Jew Town, Backwaters, Religious Festivals and many more are there to experience.
I just returned from my second visit to Cochin (Oct 2008). The most obvious change, is that all the "you buy - we fry" fish stands are removed. It is a pity, as it created a lovely atmosphere, especially during the evenings. According to some of the fish sellers, it was a government decision.
1. Backwater trip
2. Kathakali performance
3. Visit Jew Town
4. Ayurvedic treatment
5. Food, food, food
6. Take a sunset cruise
7. Attend a festival
8. Visit religous sights and buildings
10.Do make time to visit Ernakulam
- Pros:Great People, Food and many more
- Cons:Humidity and heat during March when we visited
- In a nutshell:Can't wait to go again!
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