Fort Kochi Beach

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Fort Kochi Beach Overview

Fort Kochi Beach beckons you to take a relaxing stroll on the beach. While you are on the beach, you can also enjoy the setting of the sun in the vast Arabian Sea. Moreover, the beach is an active place with fishermen catching fish. It is amazing to see fishermen tossing Chinese Fishing Nets in the vast sea to catch fish at this place.

Many tourists come here to take memorable photographs. The fun and frolic Cochin Carnival is organized here each year on New Year’s Eve. You can also give your tastebuds the satisfaction of freshly prepared seafood while you're in Fort Kochi by heading to any of its food stalls. You can buy handicrafts as well.

At Fort Kochi Beach, you can indulge in various activities. It is an ideal place for sunbathing. If you are lucky, you can spot some dolphins as well. 

Vasco Da Gama Square is nearby. Here, you can also find the ruins of Fort Emmanuel.  

The Indian Navy controls certain sections of Fort Kochi Beach. As a result, tourists are restricted from going to certain parts.

How to Reach Fort Kochi Beach?

You can avail a bus from Fort Kochi Bus terminal. Furthermore, you can drive or take a taxi or rickshaw to reach the destination.

Homestay in Fort Kochi

Taj Mahal Homestay

Namasthe Fort Kochi 

Sky Rathnam Homestay

Hotel Sonetta Residency

Eden Garden Farmstay

The Thomas Inn Homestay

Maison Casero Homestay

Kevins Placid Homestay

Fort Kochi restaurants

You can try different cuisines in the restaurants at Fort Kochi. Here, seafood and Kochi are just synonymous. The dishes taste very sumptuous.  Recently there are a good number of cafés in Fort Kochi. 

Rasoi Fort Kochi

Fort House Restaurant

Pizzeria “Pizza Italia”


Casa Linda 

Farmer’s café

Qissa Café

Teapot Café Malabar Café

Places to Visit in Fort Kochi

Streets of Fort Kochi

The streets of Fort Kochi are all worth visiting. Princess Street, Burger Street, Rose Street, and Tower Road, are popular places to hang out. Moreover, Jew Street Palace Road and TD School Road uphold the culture and history of Fort Kochi. 

Dutch Palace, Mattancherry

Dutch Palace was built by the Portuguese. Later it has put the portraits of Kochi Raja on display. 

Santa Cruz Basilica

Santa Cruz Basilica is among the eight Basilicas of India. It is the epitome of medieval architecture.  

Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry

Jewish Synagogue is the oldest Judaism temple. It was built in 1568. This place is also known as Paradesi Synagogue.

Francis Church   

Francis Church is an important landmark because Vasco da Gama was buried here. 

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary     

Visit Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary to witness different kinds of migratory and local birds at large. 

Cherai Beach    

Alike Fort Kochi Beach, Cherai Beach is also a popular destination. You can swim in the sea and also watch dolphins while you are on the each.  

Indo Portuguese Museum and Maritime Navy Museum

In Indo-Portuguese Museum, you will learn how the Portuguese have influenced Fort Kochi’s culture and lifestyle.  On the other hand, in Maritime Navy Museum, you will see ammunition bunkers that were set up before World War II. 

All over Fort Kochi, you will see the influence of Portuguese colonization on the streets and food. The simplicity of the place will make you spellbound. It is mentionable that the tranquil winds of Fort Kochi Beach will surely soothe your body and mind too. 

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