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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went this place around 10.30 in the morning, it is shocked to see, market is stuck and stuffed with big trucks. It was a marvellous and wonderful experience for us...

1  Thank alwin t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old be a street, synagogue and the Dutch palace is situated in mattancherry. The historical place for the Marthoma Christians for the "Koonan Kurishu" is also here. Although the areas of historical importance are somewhat well maintained we can't say the same about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The street is flooded with all types of shops. Roadside vendors selling graphic tshirts and small handmade articles. Large shops selling antiques and spices.

1  Thank shreyashj2018
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Mattanchery, with its old godowns and warehouses, represent the bygone golden years when Cochin was a gateway to the world. Spices and tea from the high ranges were exported from the port. Bazaar road is still a busy place with hand-pulled carts and trucks bearing...More

2  Thank SJBahrain
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I meet several kinds of people and historical places which can remember olden foundation of Vascodigamma and pardase synagogue temple ect...

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

There are plenty of shops selling perfumes of fragrances copied from Gucci, varsache, Armani ,Hugo boss and anything u remember. The oil as a base they used is natural oil and not harmful to skin .I visited this place over a gape of 6montns in...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's always good idea to go walking among small shops selling hundreds of things. Good place if you need some gifts.

Thank Mr_Joanna
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went on a walking trip with my cousins. A place where you can spend hours on end, just gazing at the buildings and antique shops. You can make some quick bargains here. Loved the shops selling old photographs and binoculars. Lots of shops selling aromatic...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

It was a Girls Trip! We took a ferry boat from Vypin Fort to Fort Kochi. It was very cheap and quick. I recommend ferry as the best mode of transport - easy and cheap. In Fort Kochi, the places to visit are very close...More

7  Thank ferrinaar
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Nice place for strolling and enjoying refreshing aroma of spices on the shops on both sides of the street.. Lots of shops are selling varieties of spices and dry fruits and different variants of tea and coffee.

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10 February 2018|
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Response from Nikhil P | Reviewed this property |
Well, it all depends on how much time you have got with you. I know few of my friends who have spent nearly 10-12 days in Cochin itself exploring the place at their own pace. In my case, I am travelling most of the times... More