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Cochin Attractions


Mattanchery palace also known as Dutch palace was built by the Portuguese, and was later rebuilded and repaired by the Dutch. The Dutch palace has a splendid and variety collection of mural paintings and antique royal items which includes the furniture and weapons. It is a nice place to visit if you want to know about the history of Kerala and its Dutch colonial rule. Historical things such as weapons, dresses.photos as well as wall paintings are put into display here.


Fort Kochi is one of the Prominent Tourist Destination when visiting Ernakulam. It is located around 9 km from the city Centre. Fort Kochi has several tourist attractions like Santa Cruz basilica, Fort kochi beach and other historical monuments like St Francis Church, Dutch cemetery and cheena Wala.

Chinese Fishing Net

Chinese fishing nets, also known as Cheena wala are a rare site to watch out for bit is seen quite frequently in Kochi. This is a unique way of fishing which we don’t see much in India and this was introduced by the Chinese traders in the 14th century. It is a splendid scenery to watch the sunset across the backwaters with the glances of Chinese fishing nets in the background.

Jew Town

The Jew town is one of the most popular shopping spots in Kochi , especially for antique items. It is a narrow street located between Mattanchery palace and Jewish synagogue. It is very famous for antique shops as well as sculptures, embroidered items and handmade toys The Jewish Synagogue is the most famous attraction of this place.

Willingdon Island

The Willingdon Island is one of the largest artificial man-made islands in India which is located in the city of Kochi, Kerala. This beautiful island is surrounded by beautiful backwaters of Kerala. It is an Excellent choice for people who want to spend their holidays enjoying the beautiful scenery and nature beauty. It also has got many luxury hotels surrounding which also provides the Arabian sea views as well.

Marine Drive

Marine drive is one among the popular and beautiful tourist destinations in kochi. It provides a magnificent view of backwaters and the kochi harbor as well. It also has a walkway which is perfect for taking a relaxing outing any time of the day. The main attractions of this place are the rainbow bridge and boat jetty are also present there which can be used for people who want to experience boating in the backwaters. A number of shops, malls are also present here making it a suitable place for shopping as well.

Santa Cruz Basilica Church

Santa Cruz Basilica located in Fort Kochi is one of the eight basilicas in India. It is also one of the finest and glorious Churches in India. The main feature of this church it its constructions and architecture which is a sight to watch. Because of its unmatchable beauty and splendor, it has become a must visit destination in Fort Kochi


Alwaye Palace

Located near the Periyar river. Aluva palace is indeed a beautiful architecture site to visit. It has got an amazing architectural structure with a wide-open garden. The view from this property is awesome as it faces the majestic Periyar river.It is a glorious monument which is a proof of the splendor and heritage of the ancient past of Kerala.

Marthanda Varma Bridge

Marthanda Varma Bridge was built by the great Travancore king Marthanda Varma Ilayaraja who is regarded as the founder of modern Travancore. It was built in order to promote trade and business between nearby Kingdoms. The bridge was constructed during the period of 1940-42.The bridge is s built above the river Periyar which offers the tourists a splendid view of the city.

Aluva Mahadeva Temple

Aluva Mahadeva Temple is a small, serene and beautiful temple located on the river banks of Periyar situated around 21 km from Ernakulam. It’s a small temple on the bank of Periyar river and lacs of devotees come to worship Lord Shiva here every year. The best time to visit the temple is during shivratri and It’s a place worth being in and uplift your spiritual self.

Thrikkakara Temple

Thrikkakara Temple is located near Kakkanad, a little far from the city Centre. It is one of the major tourist attractions in aluva. Large crowds of devotees assemble here during the onam festivals. This temple is also known for its inscriptions which dates back from 10th to 13th century.