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Address: Kochi (Cochin), India
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Interesting palce to visit

Visited last week. Interesting place with lots of history attached behind. If you are willing to spend some time and if you can get hold of a good guide you will learn a lot about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Visited last week. Interesting place with lots of history attached behind. If you are willing to spend some time and if you can get hold of a good guide you will learn a lot about this place.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The Vasco Da Gama square is a historical site. It is a place where the ancient ways of life is seen along with the modern ways of life, which is very interesting. You can start from visiting the church & there is so much to see & do in this place. Too many to mention. Enjoyed the tour very much.... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The huge cantilevered fishing net, the Chinese fishing nets, seen here is a legacy of its spellbinding past. The nets, set up on teak and bamboo poles, were brought by one of the first visitors to the Malabar Coast, the traders from the court of Kublai Khan. An ideal place to watch fishermen use these nets is the Vasco da... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Vasco da Gama Square shows a different face, a different mood at different times of the day. In the morning, it is serene. A few locals stroll by the seaside and some others can be found playing football and cricket. The most arresting sights however are those of the fishermen dipping the ancient Chinese nets into the sea and drawing... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went past what I thought must have been the square since the monument matched up with the map. There was no plaque or anything to explain what it was or how it got there.

Thank lakazdi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The place is important only due to its historical importance. It needs lots of spending on infrastructure development.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Mind-blowing, This a historic place and gives excellent source knowledge. Places to watch out Church of Saint Francis where you have the tomb of Vasco da gama, also watch out the Chinese fishing nets.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Its yet another Church to visit...Nothing very different, apart from the Vasco Da Gama facts present here..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

At the Vasco da Gama Square in Kochi, you will find synagogues, mosques, churches and temples side by side. This place has a fascinating history. The historic Chinese fishing nets are a sight to behold

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Vasco De Gama is a large square surrounded by historical sites as well as the Chinese fishing nets and restaurants / shops galore. Not worth a special visit but if you are in Fort Kochi than have a stroll around and take it all in.

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