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Vasco da Gama Square

Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 96000 17031
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Resting Place Of Vasco da Gama

A monument to visit, to understand part history part travelogue. The church is a declared... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Hive of activity

Small eateries in the square, We bought seafood from the fish market there and took it to one of... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
Katherine, Australia
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Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 96000 17031
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

A monument to visit, to understand part history part travelogue. The church is a declared archaeological monument. Vasco da Gama's mortal remains are supposed to be buried here. Quiet and serene place

Thank Menons
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Small eateries in the square, We bought seafood from the fish market there and took it to one of them to cook. The one we used charged us 300 rupees. The beach is closeby. There is also a promenade.

Thank cathyhammonds
Reviewed May 7, 2017

The Vasco Da Gama Square is a unique place, located centrally at Mantancherry, is close by to many tourist attractions. It has a flea market, restaurants, beach walk way etc. Ideal for shopping stuff related to kerala heritage.

Thank Trotter8116
Reviewed May 6, 2017

for me the chinese fishing nets were the main feature of the square. try to visit at a time when the nets are actually in use (the morning I believe).

Thank Bill V
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Situated in Fort-Kochi beach, An ideal place to watch fishermen use these nets is the Vasco da Gama square, a narrow promenade along the beach. The square, which has numerous stalls serving fresh delicious seafood, tender coconut and so on, is also perfect for a...More

Thank SAVIN55
Reviewed April 30, 2017

After the Chinese fishing nets this is the square where I would want to be and seen in . Marvellous square in the middle of the action. . You can sit and view Chinese fishing nets. There are boat and ferry rides . Also on...More

Thank sdk11_13
Reviewed April 16, 2017

On holidays the square comes lively with street vendors, fish sellers (catch of the day), street cafes, a park for kids near by and a walk along the coast. Though nothing is outstanding besides the chinese fishing nets, still a nice area to spend an...More

Thank Coming_Alive
Reviewed April 9, 2017

One of the first places that i visit when I arrive in Fort Cochin and it is a great place to people watch and see the local people enjoying themselves. In the early mornings you can see selling of fish caught fresh and also in...More

Thank aungkhant
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Stopped by on a Sunday night. There was a music performance in the park and vendors selling things. Seems like a happening area of Fort Cochin.

Thank steveredler
Reviewed March 6, 2017

There are lots of vendors selling coconuts, fish, souvenirs, etc, but really nothing much interesting about the square itself, though it's adjacent to the Chinese fishing nets, which are quite photogenic. The whole area smells really fishy.

Thank Peregrineri
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