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Fort Kochi Beach | Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great to see but non operational. Walking along through the market added to the ambience. Plenty of fish for sale!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AnniS_11
Reviewed 2 days ago

very interesting area in which you can stand and watch the nets in use - maybe even help. You can also enjoy the various smells of fish etc - along the area is also cafes and market stalls and the endless parade of people trying...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jim m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nets were awesome. But not sure if little rude man explaining how it works expected a larger tip than the left over change we had on us. We were not expecting a guide..did not request a guide..offered him what spare change we had on us..it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DavinDookhan
Reviewed 6 days ago

These fishing nets are a marvel. Not only beautiful to look at but watching the fishermen work them , bringing in fresh fish was just so interesting. Then you can eat the fish!! A great way to spend an evening.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rbcor
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately the Chinese fishing nets, the glorious past of Fort Kochi has today lost all its glory, heritage and charm. Today it has become a commercial activity where you pay and pull the nets to see plastic water bottles and other waste, The heartening part...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1SpiceTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chinese Fishing nets are the highlight of Fort Kochi. I was intrigued to see how the fishing nets work and so, one morning, I headed to the chinese fishing net area, which is just slightly ahead of the Kochi beach. The place was surprisingly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alittlebitofcaro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chinese fishing nets are quite unique but best viewed from a boat/ship that can tour you around the harbour to take a look. Multiple locations where you can spot them. We barely caught one in action so best to ask your local guides or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Smitty09876
Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems like it would be wrong to come to Kochi and not see these fishing nets. They are interesting and the fishermen are quite happy to show you how they work for a tip. I would rather have a set price for seeing how...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide told is that since the tsunami hit ‘this area the fish stocks have greatly diminished and as a result these fisherman struggle to make a living from fishing and rely on tourism. An interesting place with a small fish market with many sorts...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Likesmifood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good...a new thing to see. It gives knowledge about how fishing is done on a large scale.it lies on the shore of allepey beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from becharas | Reviewed this property |
They r happy with anything u give
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Response from Aiswarya K | Reviewed this property |
u can come by Bus directly from wayanad tht go to alleppey that will more cheaper and takeing a car from there depends on the car i take and travel if its indica it charge around minimum 9 or 10 rs per km i thnk.
9 March 2015|
Response from abhkfdgg |
Hi abhijeet here, I tell you the best plan that will cover most famous places as rated on tripadviser  DAY 1:-arrive at Cochin before 12am,then went to Athirapally waterfalls then back to Cochin & stay at cochin DAY... More