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 how fishermen use Chinese Fishing Nets to catch fish. Many tourists come here to take memorable photographs. Cochin Carnival is arranged each year on New Year’s Eve. You can also give your tastebuds the satisfaction of freshly prepared seafood. The seafood is served in the stalls. You can buy handicrafts as well.
In Fort Kochi Beach you can indulge in other activities. It is an ideal place for taking a sunbath. 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 to go to certain parts.
You can avail a bus from Fort Kochi Bus terminal. Furthermore, you can drive or take a taxi or rickshaw to reach the destination.
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
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”
Teapot Café Malabar Café
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 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.
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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