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Worth wandering around, and you'll probably find things to buy as well. I loved the old buildings. Wander for half-a-day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Muscat, Oman
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

It is as if you have boarded a Time machine and traveled a century backwards. You will see antiques that are displayed for sale on either side of the road.Wonderful aroma's no matter where you pointed your nose

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This area in Fort Cochin area is famous for Dutch palace , Spice market and Fishing , a small beach area and some food joints . Yes if in Cochin ... you have to visit this area , as most of the happenings are in and around this place in Cochin , otherwise there is nothing much in Cochin other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Ancient town. Old building and quiet place. The people seems to be lovely here. Very polite and helpful. Be careful when you do purchase, as prices are too high. Negotiate the prices or else you become the looser.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

A perfect place for a stroll around the streets and sights of the old part of this area, the history of trade and migration, the Jews, Portuguese, Dutch and British apart from all the other communities who have also worked here. Interesting and delightful to walk around. Some of the shops however are well overpriced, you'd be better going elsewhere... More 

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Havana, Cuba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

little changed over the centuries this corner of Fort Cochin offers you a chance for quiet introspection in between the water and the spices and the noises and architecture. Jew town and the synagogue are bonus additions

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Worth wandering around, and you'll probably find things to buy as well. I loved the old buildings. Wander for half-a-day.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Nice place with a unique feel to it. There are lot of tourist atraction around. The antiwue shops are great tp browse.

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you do not go to Mattancherry then the visit to cochin would be incomplete. All the historical points are in this area. Better take a hotel in this area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A historical part of Kochi. Has lot of culture and heritage associated with this area. Arrival of Jews 2000 years ago, settlement of the Portuguese, Dutch and British in Mattancherry from 1500 AD onward has added great richness to the history of Kochi.

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Patna, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Mattancherry is an area just 3 to 4 km from fort kochi.One can also reached by ferry to Ernakulam.Its basicaly an old area with lots of antique shop,cafes and many heritage building.The best way to enjoy Matancherry is by walking.Walk along markets,Jews town (though what i know there are no jews now).Dutch palace and Jews Synogaug can be visited.There are... More 

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