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Address: Fort Kochi Beach | Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Beautiful scene marred by rubbish

Quaint sight of still working fishing nets spoiled by the quantities of rubbish accumulated everywhere, despite signs imploring a "rubbish-free Fort Cochin " Excellent lunch at... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Paris, France
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quaint sight of still working fishing nets spoiled by the quantities of rubbish accumulated everywhere, despite signs imploring a "rubbish-free Fort Cochin " Excellent lunch at Lee Café, after choosing fish from stall.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time photographing these things and chatting with locals who showed the operation without asking for tips as we expected. Come in the morning for best light.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A few good nets fronting the harbour give a few photo ops; there are stalls selling interesting and photogenic arranged fish and shell fish, some goats looking out to sea, a few family dogs and cats and people selling their wares; I found a very interesting little magnet in the area in the form of a picture post card with... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd seen many beautiful sunset pictures of the Nets and in a way wish I'd left it that. The beach was filthy with rubbish everywhere - such a shame, especially when there are so many EMPTY bins there! And a very sick dog lying there. As an animal lover, this really topped off a poor experience.

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Florence
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We weren't highly impressed. The nets are interesting but there are similar contraptions in Italy so they're not as unique as guidebooks would have us believe. It's fun to see them working but it seemed to be a show for the benefit of tourists more than anything.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Chinese Fishing Nets are a must do part of any trip to Kochi. Alongside the nets there are many market stalls selling all manner of goods. There were also quite a few hawkers selling items to tourists but, although sometimes persistent, they were friendly.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Chinese fishing nets are amazing to watch. This method of fishing must go back a long way. If you are lucky you may also see dolphins playing in the water.

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Thank Siobhan M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was interesting to see the nets working. We saw them in Kochi. The beach was messy but a working site so not surprising. Very atmospheric.

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Thank Min T
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk along the beachfont, catch the sea breeze and admire the chinese fishing nets. Their ingenuity and graceful nature are well worth a look.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Chinese fishing nets had been as local as everything else I've seen in Kochi for last 15-20 years. And Kochi without them is unimaginable. My North Indian friends were quite amazed by the site and sight. Also got to watch the nets & fishing in action. Must see, at least once.

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