Formerly known as Cochin, Kochi is located along the Arabian Sea, on the south-west coast of India. Kochi is one of the seven taluks of Ernakulam district in the state of Kerala. Straddled by the backwaters, it is bordered by the Arabian Sea in the west and urbanised region in the east. The major part of the city lies at sea level along the coastline of around 48 km.
Even a casual stroll through Fort Kochi located in the port city of Kochi in Kerala is enough to make you feel transported to another world and time. The architectural style of the buildings and the town layout easily make Fort Cochin distinct from other cities and towns of Kerala. Since Fort Cochin was under the possession of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British at different points of time, the region still bear the influence of European architecture.
The splendid Bolghatty Palace is located on the Bolghatty Islands, in the Cochin city of Kerala. The appeal of the palace lies in the fact that it is among the oldest existing palaces built by the Dutch in India, during the pre-British times. More.
Marine Drive is a beautiful promenade in Kochi (Cochin), Kerala state of India. The Marine Drive is built facing the backwaters of Kochi. It is a popular hangout for the local populace as well as the tourists.
The Willington Island contains the modern port serving Cochin city of Kerala. The island is an artificial man-made island created from the sand dug out while deepening Kochi port. More.
|Area||38863 sq. km|
|Temperature||20 c – 35 c|
|Summer||30 c – 36 c|
|Winter||18 c – 28 c|
|Rain fall||254 cm|
|Best time to visit||Sepetember to may|
|Languages||Malayalam, English,Hindi (spoken)|
|Nearest Railway||Cochin 0 kms|
|Nearest Railway||Aluva 25 kms|
|Nearest Railway||Alleppey 70 kms|
|Nearest Airport||Cochin 25 kms|
|Nearest Airport||Coimbatore 200 kms|
|Nearest Airport||Thiruvananthapuram 225 kms|
|Places to visit||Dutch palace, Boljetty Island, Marine drive, Francis church, Hill palace, and boating .etc…….|