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Very interesting to watch the fishermen handlig these giant fishing nets. Great pictures and video to do if you have the chance to see them in action. I saw also many dolphins... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting to watch the fishermen handlig these giant fishing nets. Great pictures and video to do if you have the chance to see them in action. I saw also many dolphins in the ocean.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not about recent china. this is a method of fishing introduced centuries ago by the dutch when too they used chinese nets.. The method is demonstrated on the beach with a group of 5-6 men pulling up the nets.They charge a nominal amount for letting u take pictures and will gladly take them for you. it is something... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Approached either from Vasco da Gama square or from along the walk along the beach, the Chinese Fishing nets are definitely worth a brief visit, especially if one sees them in action.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great to see a traditional method still in operation. Clustered around the esplanade and its vendors you see the fish auction and all sorts of sub-cultures at work around it. Photo opportunities abound and the operators of the nets also look for opportunities to make some money on the side from tourists that want to get a closer look. Try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought these were interesting, as the nets were Chinese but the technology was centuries old Portuguese. As we walked closer, the fishermen invited us to pull on the ropes to raise the net. FUN. Nice to see firsthand the functionality. In the end, we caught 1 tiny fish but 1 great experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here with our tour group and actually got to walk onto net platform and pull the rope activating the pulley system and bring the nets in! Naturally you have to tip the men, but we thoroughly enjoyed the experience and explanation of how the nets function.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thes Chinese nets are quite dramatic and must be seen in operation during the regular weekdays. Amazing! ...and the egrets and herons love them as well.

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Limoges, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spend a fascinating half hour just sitting watching these fishermen in action. It`s daily life,not a tourist "fake", with all the usual litter, but brilliant to watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A Walk by the nets is enough! The amazing mechanism is definitely an experience of its own. A must visit place in Kochi!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When I visited this place 2 days ago, I was lucky to be allowed to see how the fishermen catch the fishes. I saw the whole process which last 5 minutes. The fisherman told me that a day he could sell 10 kgs fishes with the price 500 rupees/ kg

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