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Address: Kochi (Cochin), India
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From the remains of Vasco da Gama to street shopping

*April 2004 Transport: Mattancherry is just a bus or boat's ride from Cochin. The place can be toured within a single day. The place: Mattancherry feels like Goa. Both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good place to visit ..lots of hotels are there ... foodie people will enjoy going to mattanchery and then to fort kochi

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

*April 2004 Transport: Mattancherry is just a bus or boat's ride from Cochin. The place can be toured within a single day. The place: Mattancherry feels like Goa. Both the places have Portuguese influence in their arts and culture. Both places are a paradise for street shoppers. Both the places also have tourist places which provide a glimpse into the... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Mattancherry is one of the most visited place in Fort Kochi..it holds the ancient trails of Kochi life trade and monuments and buildings...of vintage classic ...it's an epicentre for spices trade and a landmark of Dutch life...lot more places to visit...Mattancherry Palace , Jews Synagogue, Dutch Cemetery ,St Francis Church ,Chinese Fishing Nets Firt Koch beaches...we can see the Chinese... More 

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Thank Ashwathram r
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jew street in Mattancherry is a great place for shopping. There are lot of antique and handicraft shops. This is a perfect place to buy souvenirs and spices.

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Thank Keerthi145
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mattancherry has a laid back atmosphere teamed up with some great food and cheap shopping. All together, it is worth discovering. The island is close to Fort Kochi. There is a lot of history in Mattancherry and is also a great place to buy souvenirs.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

mattancherry is beautiful. its like visiting goa,, with lots of firangi, churches, lovely beaches and finally amazing sea food.

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Thank Ashel
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for shopping especially for antiques, metal artifacts and spices! Lots of shops displaying the wares tastefully and its a must visit even if you don't wanna shop and just soak in the atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Fort Kochi we had a very long walk to Mattancherri palace and other monuments. Representative of the 19th-20th century dwellings. More of a market.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Folklore has it that a street (cheri) of mutton sellers is where Mattancherry got its name from. If you want to visit the Pardesi Synagogue and Jew Town and the Mattancherry Palace Museum, a great way to go about it is to take a ferry from Ernakulam to the Mattancherry boat jetty. All these sites are a short walk away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mattancherry is famous for its Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and for shopping gift articles etc. But shopping here very costly as compared to other parts of Kochi.

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