Kochi, also known as Cochin, is an important district in Kerala. Kerala is a state located on the south-western border of India. Kochi was chosen as one of ten Lonelyplanet’s 2020 destination picks. Here are top 5 reasons why Kochi should be your next travel destination.
Set on a magnificent estuary, serene Kochi has been drawing traders, explorers and travellers to its shores for over 600 years. Nowhere else in India could you find such an intriguing mix: giant Chinese fishing nets, a 450-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, Portuguese and Dutch-era houses and the crumbling remains of the British Raj. This city keeps a tight grip on its heritage while wholeheartedly embracing its newfound cool.