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Vasco da Gama Square- A place History

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), 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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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.

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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

the place has a church, where there said to be a tomb for vasco da gama... apart from that you have a beach and chinese fishing nets. distant from the city, but can be visited for relaxing on the beach and to take pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Vasco da Gama Square, a spacious square in Fort Kochi area, brimming with historical anecdotes, is a popular tourist attraction. From the Square one can access the beach, watch the Chinese fishing nets, savor the food from street food stalls and also buy souvenirs from some local vendors selling handicraft and spices. An ideal place to have a drink of... More 

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