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In this traveling section, find out info on travel to Cochin/Kochi, located in Kerala.


Location: Ernakulam District of Kerala, India
Climate: Average temperature varies between 20°C-35°C
STD Code: 0484
Must See: Fort Kochi, Chinese Fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue, Bolghatty Palace, Dutch Palace
Languages Spoken: Malayalam is the main language. English is widely understood, Hindi and Tamil also spoken
How to Reach: Cochin is well connected to major cities of Kerala and India by rail, air and road links
Best Time to Visit: All round the Year

Chinese Fishing Nets CochinPopularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea, Cochin is located in Kerala, on the south west coast of India. Regarded as the industrial capital of Kerala, Cochin is the commercial hub of this thriving state. Traveling to Kochi is a great experience and there are many tourist attractions that can be visited. Read on further to know more about what to expect in your travel to Cochin. Check out our related sections that shall provide information on many tourist attractions in Cochin and also guide you about shopping areas, getting there, excursions, etc.

Cochin is popularly referred to as the Gateway of South India. It is an important trade center and many countries prefer this place to export and import their materials. In fact, Cochin has been an important link to the rest of the world since ancient times. Cochin has been ruled over by many empires over centuries. Thus, one can find a cultural amalgamation in this place. Despite being ruled by so many different domains, Cochin still maintains its cultural identity and is fiercely proud of it. The Dutch, British and also the Portuguese have ruled Cochin for many years. This resulted in a unique mix and match of traditional as well Western architecture and lifestyle.

So come to Kochi and experience for yourself the unique style of this inimitable city in the heart of Kerala.