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Address: Kochi (Cochin), India
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A good walk in Mattancherry.

It's quite easy to walk around Mattancherry looking at clothing, souvenirs, perfume etc. at the smaller shops. We stopped at a few Art galleries to look at the local art work. Had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I reached Mattancherry by boat and it was more exciting than the travel by road. There are quite a few shops and a Jewish synagogue (Please note that the Synagogue closes by 5 PM) and a Dutch Palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was during our family visit to Kochi. during Onam week.My family really liked the places in and around fort kochi.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's quite easy to walk around Mattancherry looking at clothing, souvenirs, perfume etc. at the smaller shops. We stopped at a few Art galleries to look at the local art work. Had a drink at a cafe and stopped outside the Jew synagogue to see it as it was closed on Friday and Sat. Dutch Palace was worth a visit.... More 

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Vasai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Narrow lanes, shops filled with a lot of daily requirements, many old ones, maybe there since years. Nothing great.

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can buy spices directly from wholesellers here or eat at fantastic no-frills restaurant. This is where you can feel the heart of traders in Kochi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area is very near to Jew Town and just like Jew town there are shops for street shopping and for purchasing spices.. Though if you are visiting Munnar or Thekkady then those places are definitely better options to buy Kerala spices. There is a boat jetty in Mattancherry which can be used to take jetty to Ernakulam/Marine drive side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can reach this place by taking boat from marine drive. You can see beautiful buildings of Colonial era. This place has variety of shops selling spices at whole sale prices. You can buy coffee beans and tea of different flavors.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mattanchery is one of the two old exotic areas (the other being Fort Kochi) of Kochi city, which with the major Ernakulam area, make up the city. A visit here is like going back in time, into the past. Exotic feeling. Apart from touristy shops, there is also a bustling market place here for all kinds of day to day... More 

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Ernakulam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mattancherry is the beautiful place in western part of cochin were I saw the people of different tongues and ethnic identities. Agraharams, Churches, mosques along with the buildings of the colonial era, it represents the past and a harmonious present. Must Visit place for People who like to Explore!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took boat to visit this place. Mattancherry palace is ok. You can enjoy boat from marine drive. It will take around half an hour to reach there.

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