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The Chinese fishing nets were great to see, I really didn't know what to expect, but they are hauled up using large rocks as counterweights, and are gigantic. Worth about 10... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These nets set up during the 15th century by traders from Kublai Khan's court are still functional. At certain times one can see them being lowered and raised.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Chinese fishing nets were great to see, I really didn't know what to expect, but they are hauled up using large rocks as counterweights, and are gigantic. Worth about 10 minutes of your time to view.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the old kochi, the place where business and way of life hasn't changed. the place smells too much like fish, as its a fishing area. but its a good place to visit

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of its kind experience to visit the Chinese fishing nets and to see the same being used even today! Nestled in the beautiful Fort Kochi area, this is very much a - must see locations in the gods own country!!!

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Thank ShravanUdaya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do remember to go in the morning or evening. it's a bit dirty but that's the way the beach lines are in our India.. looks like a huge Spider-man trap !! fascinating fishing method, pretty old traditional way ...

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A free spectacle. A good place just to stop and watch the fishermen hauling up their nets and view the catch. A piece of living history. It would be hard to walk past and not be captivated by the sight.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is great to see fishermen finishing through these huge fishing nets, you can pay some tips to them and then allow you to pull the nets - Haisha Haisha :)

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You should manage to convince the fishermen to put the net down for you and then lift it up - you can join them by paying a fee. Just to see the net static is no fun. The fishing nets go down early in the morning and again at around 4 to 5 PM. However, if you are at a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't quite match my expectations. They are right on the beach, unless in operation you will not gain anything by visiting

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

I have never seen a real fishing net. This was a great experience. I learned how they put out the fishing nets and catch fishes. It was pretty cool. It was nothing extraordinary, but it is worth a visit.

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