Monday, August 3, 2009
Cochin - Tourism
Cochin is another Tourist place in Kerala. The other name for Cochin is Kochi. Here you can spend your evening in the superb beaches and clam backwaters are marvelous. Some important places to visit are: Fort Kochi, Chinese Fishing Nets, Mattancherry Palace, St.Francis Church, Bolghatty Palace, etc.
There are many architectures are constructed in and around the Fort Kochi by Dutch and British. This is the first fort built by Europeans in India.
In the year 1557, Portuguese built the Palace and presented it to Raja Veera Varma of Cochin. In 1663, Dutch renovated the palace. Here you can see the scenes of Mahabharata and Ramayana and furniture of old period.
Chinese Fishing Nets were brought from the court of Kublai Khan by the Indian traders. This is the best place to visit.
Cochin is well connected by Air. It has an International Airport. You can go to Cochin by Train. As an important place of Kerala Cochin is well connected by road to all major cities in India.