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Best things to do in Fort Kochi

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Sublocality
“A charming seaside area, Fort Kochi is known for its Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture, and elaborate bamboo fishing nets at Fort Kochi Beach. St. Francis Church was the original burial site of explorer Vasco da Gama. Upscale eateries and chic cafes serve Kerala specialties, and quaint shops sell cotton clothing and handmade souvenirs. Heritage buildings house contemporary art galleries.”
15 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Fort Kochi beach is a beach along the Arabian Sea situated in Fort Kochi in the city of Kochi Unique views and point of interests are the so-called Chinese fishing nets .Other points of interests include the jetty towards the Vembanad Lake respectively to the Kerala backwaters. Colonial-style bungalows can be seen along the shoreline, as well as the Vasco da Gama square, the remains of Fort Emmanuel along the granite walkway and lots of small stalls, which make traditional cuisines using freshly caught fish. A section of the beach is not accessible to visitors as it is under the control of the Indian Navy.”
5 locals recommend
Establishment
“catholic church which is very old and daily mass in different languages including english mass”
6 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“an ancient net gifted to kochi, its still in use. you can buy fish by the water, and they will show you where you can get it cooked in whatever preparation you feel like”
6 locals recommend
Cafe
“popular cafe in fort kochi that has nice art. nice ambience to lounge , have a coffee/tea and a decadent slice of the chocolate cake. ”
5 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“st. Francis Church, in Fort Kochi (Fort Cochin), Kochi, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon.”
5 locals recommend
Museum
“The Indo-Portuguese Museum situated in Fort Kochi throws light on the strong Portuguese influence in both the art and the architecture of the region.”
2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“They always have an interesting art exhibition and they have a wonderful cafe in the back with the best think crust brick over pizzas. Also, they serve a delicious iced tea.”
5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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2 locals recommend
Store
“Its the face of Fort Kochi.. Sunset in the back ground of the chinese fishing nets is awesome”
2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“You can taste the Kerala cuisine..The fish curry rice or the prawn curry rice is reasonably priced”
1 local recommends
Route
“Loafer's Corner, also known as Princess street is one of the earliest streets to be constructed in Fort Kochi. The street is dotted with cafes, grocery stores, money changers and curio shops.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“it's the best north Indian restaurant in fort kochi which is famous for its north Indian Thali and Katti roll.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Kathakali (Malayalam: കഥകളി, kathakaḷi; Sanskrit: कथाकेळिः, kathākaḷiḥ) is a stylized classical Indian dance-drama noted for the attractive make-up of characters, elaborate costumes, detailed gestures”
1 local recommends
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