Kochi (Cochin) Tourism 2024 : Dive into the Commercial City of Culture, Food and Festivals

Kochi also known as Cochin is a popular city located in the state of Kerala. The City is known for its spices, natural beauty and mainly delicious food. Some popular dishes include dosa, appam, and sambar, as well as seafood such as fish curry and crab. For Tourists it is a must visit place in Kerala.

Kochi formerly Cochin is also nicknamed as Ernakulam which is the most commonly name used among the locals in the state. Through history Kochi was the major site for any trade of spices to many countries. Today Kochi is a proud city of Kerala which is being described through many nicknames. Even Kochi is the only city in the country to have water metro system, which is being described as the world’s largest electric boat transportation system inaugurated by the Kerala Government.

Kochi is also a major attraction for artists and international tourists. Every year the city hosts the Kochi-Muziris Biennale which is being described as India’s first art biennale. Many artists and tourists all over the world come to visit this event and explore the art. Indian and international artists through the event can go through artworks across a variety of mediums including film, installation, painting, sculpture, new media and performance art.

There are many Attractions in Kochi for tourists.


Attractions at Kochi

One of Main attraction of Kochi is the Fort Kochi, which is a popular area and mainly a peace place for the bustling city. There are other attractions also in the city which includes Marine Drive, Chottanikara Temple and more

Kochi is known for its unique Chinese fishing nets. These nets are operated by fisherman’s at the shore. Visitors can walk through the shore observing the way how fisherman’s operates these Chinese fishing nets and catches fishes.

Many important events are also held in Kochi such as the cochin carnival, which is an important event happening on the new year date. During this event millions of people across the state will be gathered at the city to watch the event. One of the main programme during the event is the burning of pappanji.

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