Many kinds of Retail outlets.: "Arts, Crafts and Foods" Kochi Shopping Tip by ranger49

Kochi Shopping: 24 reviews and 42 photos

  Food stall in the shade
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  • Food stall in the shade - Kochi
      Food stall in the shade
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  • Fresh Coconuts - Kochi
      Fresh Coconuts
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  • Street near Old Jew Town - Kochi
      Street near Old Jew Town
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  • Cochin Corporation Stall - Kochi
      Cochin Corporation Stall
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There were plenty of opportunities to shop. I was interested mainly in buying local crafts, spices and textiles. We were strongly cautioned against buying food to eat "on the hoof" but I could not resist fresh coconuts.The milk was deliscious and there were no ill effects.
As well as properly organised road side stalls there were also many hawkers and pedlars selling trashy "gift" items and dubious strings of spices.
We were directed to a busy shopping street on the way to the Jewish quarter where there were lots of shops of all description.
We found a large emporium run by the Kerala Handicrafts Development Society where I found everything I Wantedat reasonable marked prices - no haggling!

Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 1, 2010
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