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Chinese Fishing Nets

Fort Kochi Beach | Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Chinese Fishing Nets are one of the face portraits of Fort Cochin. The view of these while at sunset is awful. This a fishing mechanism used by the local fisher men for years. Even though they do not catch much fish these days this would be a interesting activity for the tourists and explorers. Visitors are always welcomed to pull... More

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Anjuna, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

since i have seen these fishing nets during the way to kochi, or other part of Kerala, so it didn't amaze me, anyhow it was fun to try to operate the fishing nets, as long as you pay them a bit more money they will happy to let you work with them.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

You will find the process interesting, but the results are pitiful as very few fish are caught. Mostly trying to get tourists to pay a tip. Afterwards walk to St. Francis church which is the oldest church in India.

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Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

First time I saw such a huge fishing nets for fishing near shore. Liked the technique used for fishing. There is a past histry for these fishing nets. A must see for every traveller.

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Fabulous to watch the Chinese Fishing Nets in Fort Cochin, local traders selling all kinds of touristy nick nacks to keep up ones bartering skills

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

A unique way of fishing, and an amazing way of the fishermen. Worth watching for 15min if in action. you may pay some money to the net owner to operate it by your self..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Glad we went to see this as part of the 2 hour Ricshaw tour we took. Spend about 15 min watching the men work the nets which was interesting but not fascinating.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It was worth watching for a while as it is something we have never seen. Good if you can see them in operation.

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

When I think about my time in Kochi, this is what I remember most, The fishermen handling the nets, trying to catch some fish. I just to sit here every afternoon, drinking some fresh fruitjuce, under a large tree in the shade and enjoying the view over the harbour and the Chinese Fishing Nets. To me , this is Kochi.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Initially we were reluctant to get into a touristy venture, but dropping our inhibitions, we did pull the ropes and were rewarded with a catch of 6 fish !

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