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Address: | Main Street, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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9895676990
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Traditional Handicrafts and Old Monuments

This street is also known as Loafer's Corner. It is located in Fort Kochi, Kerala and One of the oldest streets in Fort Kochi. From there you can buy Handicrafts and old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
SAVIN55
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This street is also known as Loafer's Corner. It is located in Fort Kochi, Kerala and One of the oldest streets in Fort Kochi. From there you can buy Handicrafts and old monuments. The street has Boutique,Clothing,Restaurant, Groceries and Book stores.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This side street has great boutique shops, book stores restaurants and even Gelato. Friendly shopkeepers/artisans, not pushy hawkers.

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Thank Schmerto64
Kerala, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Loafer’s Corner, popularly known as Princess Street, is an ideal place in Kochi, where an amalgamation of old and new times can be seen. One of the oldest streets in Fort Kochi, it is dotted with European-style houses, lending it an old-world feel. This vibrant street is the hangout place for social party-loving locals of the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

You can find basically everything on that street. Groceries, restaurant, clothing, daily supplies. Very convenient!

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Thank Nicole K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Contrary to many reviewers, we found this place a bit depressing and lonely. It did not look like a 'happening' place. I think it is more geared towards attracting foreigners.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

With Keralas problematic licensing laws,it was a revelation to discover you can easily buy good tonic here. There are shops selling good merchandise here and it is well worth a visit.Post office is close by too

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Madurai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

On a sunday evening the place had a desereted look.Mostly foreigners hanging around. The shops didn't have much to offer.Mostly selling duplicate antics and junk jewellery.There are lot of so called friendly guys trying to squeeze out something from you while pretending to help you.A weird place- nothing to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We are here at Princess Street,Kochi and I am here at Sonnetta Residency which is a home stay in Kochi.All the bars,cafes are all located nearby around 500 m radius and the famous beach,Mahatma Gandhi beach is also hardly 300 m from this street.One can get public transport very easily.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

A lovely lane with shops on both sides. The street shopping for the colourful beach wear, silverware, souvenirs etc are available.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Princess street is situated very close to St.Francis Church, the Chinese fishing nets and the Basilica. It has numerous shops selling everything a tourist looks for and is second for shopping after Jew Town. Take a stroll down the street preferably after sundown when the street is lit up very tastefully. There are many eating places serving different cuisine and... More 

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