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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Jewish synagogue, Jain temple, lots of museum and nice restaurants facing backwaters (merging to sea)

Thank abhish_jain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a day out. Every time I'm in Cochin I make it a point to go to Mattancherry and roam around the quaint streets, window shopping, trying out new cafes etc.

Thank marux23
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is a great spot to cruise the small shops and galleries. I particularly enjoyed viewing the antiques, although I'm afraid I didn't buy anything.

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

If you like a countryside walk in the evening , enjoy taking this opportunity . This place also reflects the old lifestyles of jew community

Thank Pratheep T
Reviewed 4 September 2018

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...

2  Thank alwin t
Reviewed 3 September 2018 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 27 August 2018

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 Shreyashjain
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 Sheen J
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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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