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Address: Kochi (Cochin), India
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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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Havana, Cuba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Visit a must only if you are interested in antiques, buying spices or visiting the so called historical places. Near by Fort Kochi offers a beach with the Chinese fishing nets and a couple of old churches.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

walk down to just window shop amazing antique art pieces collected for years together... and shell out some moolah if you want to own them. bargain some, but not like Delhi. the place has some nice cafes by the waters too... and some great places for picking up south Indian spices that are fresh!! but go early as the market... More 

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Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i dont know whats the speciality of this town...... bt its beautifull.............. all buidings are close to road......... its a love place.......... very nice for walks

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Horsham UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Take the boat and envoy this island off Cochin. Don't LOI too closely at the water in the bay... Some of it seems alive. This palace really deserves to hype fulky refurbished. Sadly it deteriorates from year to year.

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