Travel to Cochin

Cochin why it is called, is a name derived from the word `Cochazhi which in Malayalam means' sea '. small. It is famous as the best natural port in the world. The various old settlers and travelers to know the Arabs, the English, Chinese, Dutch, the Italians and Portuguese helped Kochi emerge as a center of commercial activity, connecting the mainland to the rest of the world.

During the time Kochi was ruled by Portuguese, Dutch, all the Britishers have left their impression in this city. Cochin now has a mixture of several exotic cultures like the Portuguese, Jewish, English, French, Dutch and Chinese.

When India gained its independence the country was divided into 16 states and 6 union territories. The state of Kerala was formed in year 1956 which combines the 3 areas namely prominent Kochi, Malabar and Travancore, all princely states. Kochi has always been a major and important city in Kerala. Infact is a main city in the whole of south India, a principal seaport and capital of the spice India.It remains an important center of trade negotiations that in pepper, cardamom in, the cinnamon, the cloves, etc.., which were and still are famous for their quality.

Cochin as a tourist destination is a very attractive although it maintains the charm of old world with strong and palaces, a Jewish synagogue, some really old churches, prominent among them are the church of St Francis, which is the first European church to be built in India by the Portuguese. . and that networks of giant Chinese fishing poles lashed to the massive teak and bamboo which punctuate the entrance to the harbor, quite a stunning sight!
One has plenty to do here except for visits by the usual tourist destinations.

There is a huge antique market that stretches nearly a kilometer in the Jewish city in Mattancherry in Cochin.One can spend a whole day looking objects in the exhibition. Have chiselled huge wooden columns, handrails, boxes of wood, ceramic product, old lamps, a lovely pearl and jewel of the wood, just about everything. . each time that I visited there I found a corner that I had not visited before.

The food at sea is a specialty of Cochin.The Appams (the pancakes or dosas made with rice flour mixed with chocolate milk and fermented place for a few hours) with the spicy curry shrimp which is something not be missed here. There are other local specialties such as fish Moily, made with coconut to the ground, pepper peppers of n, also pepper the mutton.

The main attraction in Cochin is the tides. It is one of the most visited destinations of the trip to Kerala. There are regular ferry services to tourist places like Kottayam, Kumarakom and Alleppey through scenic trips. In fact the floating homes are an ideal way to relax and to experience the beauty of many excursions Cochin.There is confidential the houseboat packages that offer very competetive, one can employ a simple boat a quarter or a boat storeyed luxury rooms, 2 two, there is plenty of choice.

There are some delightful summer resorts in and around Cochin Cochin, Coconut Lagoon in the Kumarkom, Taj Malabar in Cochin, Le Meridien in Cochin, the Taj residence in Cochin,
Cochin is connected to many international destinations and all the major cities in India and to most Middle Eastern cities like Dubai, Baharain, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi. You can visit places like that Munn is a hill station in the charming Western Ghats with tea plantations and waterfalls. There are many resources located here and the majority of tourists visit the Munn visit Cochin.

Cochin is an area of approximately 95 squares. the miles, the population of approximately 1:35 million, have annual rainfall of about 350cm annually
and temperature around 20 ° C-35 ° C (68 ° F-95 ° F). The language spoken in Cochin is Malayalam. Most also known to the British people. During June to September is the monsoon season and there will be heavy rains, the winter season comes in the months of: October to February. During this time the atmosphere will have moderate to fresh and get the occasional rain, the summer season comes during the months of March to May. During this time the temperature will be hot and humid.

In summary an interesting multi cultural city which has much to offer all types of tourists

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