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Sights

Indo-Portuguese Museum

highlights the start of European colonization of the Orient in the 16th century. The museum showcases the growth and decline of the Portuguese life in Kochi with focus on the growth of the Latin Church. There are also excavated ruins of the former fort wall in the basement of the museum.

2.3km

9.9628805676.24005278

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Kochi

church in Kerala, India

2.4km

9.96576.243

St. Francis Church, Kochi

Locally known as Kappalpalli (Ship Church due to its ship shaped structure).

2.6km

9.96594576.241102

Fort Kochi Beach

2.6km

9.96876.244

Ernakulam Shiva Temple

Has three temples within its complex.

4.3km

9.9685277876.28244444

Marine Drive, Kochi

It starts from Gateway Hotel area and ends in Ernakulam boat jetty bus station. The total distance is less than one km. There is a children's park in the middle.

4.6km

9.9876.275

Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium

Indoor Stadium at Kochi, Kerala, India

5.8km

9.96847576.29828056

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

A thick 80-acre mangrove forest in the heart of Kochi and declared a flora sanctuary. More than 30 unique flora are found here and it is also a major bird sanctuary, where migratory birds feed and rest when they escape the cold northern winters.

7.3km

9.976.3

Kumbalangi

India's first eco-tourist village, this award winning initiative allows tourists to explore and enjoy the authentic rural culture with the cooperation of natives without disturbing their natural lifestyle. Tourists to this island village have chances to explore rural work styles, a specialized local paddy cultivation, canoeing in a country boat in a maze of mangrove forests or enjoying fishing or partying in rural style with locals. In order to maintain best eco-protection practices, several restrictions are placed on use of plastics, smoking or even carrying soft-drinks.

8.3km

9.8876.29

Changampuzha Park

A spacious place established in 1977, ideal for picnics and group discussions.

9.5km

10.016477176.2998402

Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple

Devoted to Lord Vishnu was once the royal temple of Kochi Maharajas. This temple is famous for its Panthizhuaari (Milk Dessert made of rice flakes) distributed during afternoons and grand temple festivals twice in a year.

10km

9.9450277876.34222222

St. George's Forane Church

A popular church, also amongst non-Christians. Famous for its poison cure treatments.

10km

10.0219444476.30527778

Kerala Museum

A good, well maintained museum with a 40 minute light and sound show (English and Malayalam) about Kerala history. Depicts the history of Kerala through life-like wax statues. Adjacent are the Museum of Dolls with nearly 1,000 dolls from various countries, and M.N.F Art and Sculpture Gallery that has many good collections of paintings and sculptures. This museum has a small, well maintained garden.

12km

10.0381476.31434

Chottanikkara Temple

One of the 108 large Devi (Goddess) temples of India. The temple is famous for treatments of various psychic disorders like split personality syndrome as well as for its annual Makam festival (mid Feb-mid March). It is believed to have 3 forms of the Goddess in 3 phases of day. Famous during Navarathiri time.

15km

9.93376.391

Cherai Beach

human settlement in India

23km

10.1422776.178255

Pallipuram Fort

The oldest existing European fortification in India. Built by the Portuguese in 1503, it was later handed over to the Travancore Army to become a major army base till 1903 when it was converted into a heritage museum. It has a small museum and good views of the lagoon on one side and the sea on the other.

25km

10.1776.18

Malayattoor Pilgrim

A major Christian pilgrimage centre believed to be the place where St Thomas performed his first miracle in AD 52. Today, it is famous for its annual Holy week-Easter pilgrimage.

41km

10.200176.5333

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Kochi

India
Kochi is a cosmopolitan city in Kerala with a bustling commercial port. Kochi is the financial and commercial capital of Kerala and, with a population of more than 2 million, the biggest conurbation in the state.

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