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October through March is the best time to visit this place.
Sample the local food here.
This depends on the duration of your stay here and where you wish to put up at.
September - February
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28 out of 159 attractions in Cochin

Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi happens to be a small village near Ernakulam and is one of the most popular tourist’s destinations in the area. There are several attractions for one to visit here like the Chinese Fishing Nets. There are many things here that remind one of the glorious past. This place happens to be the first European settlement in India. There are several stalls here that serve up delicious local food that use the freshest of seafood. The place is beautiful and is liked by tourists for its calm and clean environment. One should make it a point to include this place on their list of places to visit in Kochi.
Jhelum Kaushal
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Joydeep Ghosh
This post though is about what makes Fort Kochi particularly inviting – its various cafes and food joints. Most of the particularly famous ones and the more popular cafes / restaurants are clustered around the Burger Street and the Princess Street, two parallel running cobbled stone streets in the heart of Fort Kochi.
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Watozki Apoorv
Next day, We all stayed at the Lost Hostels, in fort Kochi. Fort Kochi is one of most scenic places I've ever seen.
Pradeepa Muthukumar
Fort Kochi is the most charming little sea-side town located just off of mainland Kochi in Ernakulam district. It is well known for its heritage buildings, Dutch, Portuguese and Chinese influenced architecture, upscale eateries and cafes and art galleries.How to get there: To reach Fort Kochi, we boarded a KSRTC bus from Thodupuzha the previous day to Ernakulam and got down at the Ernakulam Jetty bus stop. There is a jetty every 15 mins from Ernakulam (Cochin city) to Fort Kochi and only costs 6 rupees!Distance: 60 kmTravel time: 2 hours in bus to reach Cochin city, Ernakulam; 15 mins in jetty to Fort Kochi.Where to stay: There is a surplus of options in Airbnb to book homestays or heritage hotels in Fort Kochi.Recommended: Coconut Grove homestay. It was a rare find on Airbnb and our host is a super host.We arrived late at around 7.30 PM to our Airbnb homestay in Fort Kochi. Our host welcomed us with fresh lemonade which was a gratifying delight in the humid Fort Kochi weather. As it was too late to do any sightseeing, we decided to call it a night and gorged on Pizzas instead in our room.Places to see in Fort Kochi1. Mahatma Gandhi beach and Chinese fishing nets2. Santa Cruz Basilica 3. St. Francis Chruch and Dutch Cemetery4. Mattanchery/Dutch Palace5. Jew Town and Jewish Synagogue6. Various colorful streets and cafés around Fort Kochi7. Kathakali show