There are many places to visit in our country but there is one special place which is mixture of everything like beaches, beauty, nature, religion, adventure and many more. Can you guess this place? Yes, you are right, this place is Cochin. This is the place which gives you most unexpectable experience because there are many more things to do and many places to visit which have their own interesting stories. So, let’s take a small tour to the beautiful city cochin.

Cochin-An Overview

It is the city which is also known as Kochi and is situated in the southwest of India’s coastal Kerala state. This city has been a port since 1341, when a flood carved out its harbor and opened it to Arab, Chinese and European merchants. This city have many heart melting sights like forts, beaches, religious places, colonial bungalows, and many more which makes it famous among other cities. The interesting fact about this place is that it have the ancient time culture and also have unique stories which is related to every sightseeing. Kochi is the best tourist attraction as well as a good place to plan your honeymoon.

Places to Visit in Cochin

Fort Kochi

It is the small seaside town in the main kochi which is well known for its old-world colonial charm. This place still have ancient time charm which attracts everyone. The culture of this place seems like the culture of ancient time. It is the ancient time fort which is well known for its historical reasons. The beauty of this fort attracts tourist and hence becomes the one of the best tourist attraction in city.

Best Time to Visit:- October to February

Location:- Fort Kochi, Kerala, Kochi

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Cherai Beach

Everyone likes to spend their valuable time on a beach. The Cherai Beach is the one of the famous beach across India. The environment of this beach makes its special and famous among others. It is totally surrounded by greenery and the seashells are present in different shapes and the Chinese fishing nets is the extra advantage to experience the beauty of this place. It is a coastline of about 15km and plays a differentiating factor among other beaches. It is one of the best place in the city to spend your time with you loved ones.

Best Time to Visit:- October to February

Location:-Vypin, Kochi, Kerala

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

St. Francis Church

It is the religious place in the city and is also very famous among tourists. It reflects the Portuguese architecture and it is believed that this church is one of the kindest church among all the churches in the European time. It was constructed in the 15th century by the Portuguese traders. It was said that the famous explorer, the Vasco-Da-Gama was buried in the church in the year 1524, when he died. This believe makes it very famous and everyone visited here whenever they visit kochi.

Best Time to Visit:- Throughout the year

Location:- Head Post Office, Saint Francis Church Road, Opp Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala- 682001

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Ernakulam Mahadev Temple

It is one of the major temple in the Kerala. It is also known as Ernakulathapan temple, which is situated in the heart of the city. This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is very famous among other places to visit in the city. The architect and the view of this temple makes it famous and special one. As well as it is also famous because of its historical reasons. The Shiva’s festivals are celebrated here with great joy and happiness. The Uthsovam is celebrated in the month of January and February which makes it unique one. You should travel here once.

Best Time to Visit:- Throughout the year

Location:- Darbar Hall Road, Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kerala-682001

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Wonderla Amusement Park

It is one of the best place to visit in kochi, specially for those who loves adventure. This theme park is for everyone like for every gender and every age. There are many rides which gives thrilling and breathtaking experience. So, I recommend you to take a separate one day for this amazing theme park whenever you plan your trip to kochi.

Best Time to Visit:- October to February

Location:- Kumarapuram, PO, Pallikkara, Kerala-682001

Entry Fee:- INR 1000 Onwards

Adventurous Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Watch a Kathakali Dance Performance
  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Cruising

How to Reach

  • By Air:-Cochin International Airport is the airport near to city.
  • By Rail:- Ernakulam Town Station is the nearest railway station to Cochin.

Best Places to Stay in Cochin

  • Forte Kochi

Tariff:- INR 8500 Onwards

  • Radisson Blu Kochi

Tariff:- INR 4000 Onwards

  • Sea Hut Home stay

Tariff:- INR 2000 Onwards

  • Cherai Beach Inn

Tariff:- INR 2500 Onwards

  • Le Meridian Cochin

Tariff:- INR 5000 Onwards

  • Vedic Village Resort

Tariff:- INR 5000 Onwards

  • Samudra Beach Resort

Tariff:- INR 2000 Onwards

Place to Visit Near Cochin

  • Idukki- Hill Station
  • Kumarakom- Small Island
  • Coorg- Scotland of India
  • Shiva Temple- Religious Place
  • Varkala- Beach
  • Trivandrum- Religious Place

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