One of the most popular towns in Kerala, Fort Kochi is a prominent area of the town that has much to offer its visitors. With picturesque beaches and European architectural style still evident in the city, tourists are drawn to visit this lovely part of town. Clearly the most recognized site in Kochi, and best explored on foot or bicycle, the fort area is quite well known for its Chinese fishing nets that have been there since the 14th century. These nets are still used by the local fishermen. Those curious enough can get the fishermen to demonstrate their fishing technique for a small fee. Aside from visiting the historical sites and admiring the architecture in the area, tourists can also head to the waterfront and enjoy views of a spectacular sunset.
Around an hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The famous Chinese nets, the lovely architecture and the historical sites
Muslim tourists requiring prayer facilities while in the Kochi Fort area could ask the locals to direct them to a mosque nearby, when needed. The city of Kochi is known to have several mosques, frequented by the local Muslim population and its Muslim visitors. Hotels in the area might also be able to assist Muslim tourists with a list of mosques located in the vicinity of the attraction or area they intend to visit during their stay in the city.
Locating Halal food in Kochi is not difficult as the city has some excellent Halal restaurants known to serve delicious local cuisine. Aside from authentic Kerala cuisine, visitors will also find other Indian favorites and even international cuisines available. Tourists can enjoy some fresh seafood while at the Kochi Fort area or savor some of the delicious vegetarian Indian dishes that are widely available around India.