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“Self satisfied tourist trap” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chinese Fishing Nets

Chinese Fishing Nets
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Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Show including Dinner
London, england
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“Self satisfied tourist trap”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

We last visited 14 years ago when the fishing seemed for real and you bought fish to be prepared and eaten in situ in one of a number of nearby "restaurants". Its now a pale shadow of its former self - the area is a rubbish strewn tip. And the operators seem more interested in catching tips from tourists for taking pictures than in catching fish in the polluted waters. Head for the Kerala backwaters to seethis type of fishing for real.

Visited February 2013
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west midlands england
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“just ofr the tourists”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

Interesting but not convinced that they are still used particularity as they are opposite an oil refinery

Visited February 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Nothing great here”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

beware .. when you take picture near the fishing net you might get cahrged 200rp for nothing lucky for us our tour guide was around we paid him 50rp

Visited January 2013
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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“interesting”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

very busy place, harassed by sellers but otherwise very interesting seeing the catch and it being sold

Visited February 2013
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Bracebridge, Canada
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“Fascinating”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Fascinating to watch the Fishermen using the nets and then offering their catches for sale on the boardwalk

Visited February 2013
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