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Address: Fort Kochi Beach | Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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Conservative way of fishing

Just felt amazed with the fishing method.Though conservative but this is very creative I would say. Seeing the men pulling the fishing nets n excitedly gathering the catch is just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Deena K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just felt amazed with the fishing method.Though conservative but this is very creative I would say. Seeing the men pulling the fishing nets n excitedly gathering the catch is just real life experience.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a place noted in most travel guides, the siting and positioning of the Chinese Nets did not make this a memorable experience. Travels around Kerala will show you many more wonderful settings for these types of net so well worth asking other travellers for their experiences e.g. Phillipkutty's Farm Homestay will show you nets in real quiet lake settings

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is an interesting experience to watch this method of fishing. Very primative yet effective even in this day and age. A must see if you're in Kochi!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Okay kochi is not a town you go for Sightseeing. It is more the relaxed athmosphere you find here. So you can visit the nets, but you will find a very dirty place. If you have not much time just scip it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fisher mens will be operating this and we can also buy the fishers which they catching from the chinese net. Beautiful experience ever Kochi lover Kochi is not a place its a feel.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the classic sights of oceanside Kochi,these random big rock-assisted,cantilevered beachside huge drop nets are pretty amazing and unique.Lowered for ten minutes with bright lights to attract fish they seem to catch more fish than I would have thought possible....and for a small(optional) tip they will let you help them pull up the nets and go see what "you"... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kochi you should be ashamed! The beach upon which these amazing structures lie is a rubbish strewn mess. I lost count of the number of plimsolls and flip flops decorating the sand. Add in numerous bottles both large and small and you have a waste nightmare. The setting, with Kochi on the horizon and the Arabian Sea lapping at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating structures and devises often made of huge bamboo poles, brought in by the Chinese as a means of netting fish at high tide.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well you don't get fooled by thinking it an special attraction. These nets are in abundance in kochi anywhere in backwaters . So when you go to fort kochi for Chinese nets then it will be a dissatisfaction.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For us was a must see whilst in Kochi as they are known for them. Found them interesting to watch, we had a guide with us who explained it to us. They like you to have a go for a tip of course! I believe this is now a big part of their income.

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