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Address: Kochi (Cochin), India

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The Vasco Da Gama Square is an attraction which should not be missed by people visiting Fort Kochi. On one side we can watch the sea, the fishermen - both using Chinese nets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vasco Da Gama Square is an attraction which should not be missed by people visiting Fort Kochi. On one side we can watch the sea, the fishermen - both using Chinese nets & country boats. The sea breeze, the trees planted long back and the vendors selling items like spices, tender coconuts, curios etc are other sights. We can... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing much to do or see and it seems like a small town/village square rather than that of a big city. The only good view is of the fishing nets and the massive rain-trees. Rest is all less than average.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fact that Vasco Da Gama died and buried in Kochin was an awakening sign for us on the long past relation with the seafaring Nations of the middle east and Mediterranean. The Square and the Church reminded of the long past explorers, who came came to trade with the coastal Kerala.

Thank Sam E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Other than the beautiful old trees in the area and the cool breeze from the sea, i did not find much to like in Vasco Da Gama square. There are a lot of small shops selling tea and other items, a few tender coconut vendors, and fish mongers close by too. One doesn't go specifically to this area to do... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

A great little area adjacent to the Chinese fishing nets. Local fish merchants sell to the public and the market area is an experience to walk through and observe how locals interact with other locals and tourists. Well worth a visit.

Thank Tryatleastonce
Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

we went there to visit church & we pleased that they have more than 500 years church bishup list. we pray to god.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is the place where the first foreigner visited and set up a church as well. It is good place to take a walk over the beach side and you can see how the river meets the sea here.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

It was an experience to definitely try out when in Fort Kochi and if you are a lover of sea food. Reasonable priced fresh fish can be bought from stalls and there are restaurants near the stalls where you can have the fish/seafood made to your order. We will be going back very soon. The time to cook the fish... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Vasco da Gama Square is a place of many things. Art exhibitions, wandering or just sitting and watching all go buy. The highlight is watching the goats with little kids come to the water trough to drink along with dogs and other animals. The goats love to be fed some green grass if you can find it. They are gentle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Its a narrow Promenade along the beach facing the Arabian sea. The "Chinese Fishing Nets" which are the symbol of Kochi are situated along the coast facing Vasco Da Gama Square.All the historical Colonial edifices are located within walking distance from Vasco Da Gama Square.

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