Situated on the banks of the Arabian sea, the exotic beaches and the rich culture and history makes Kochi (earlier known as Cochin) an amazing travel destination. Kochi has a varied colonial past with influence of rulers from Chinese to Portuguese to Dutch to British.
The fishing nets influenced by the Chinese, Ancient mosques, Portuguese houses and the 16th century Synagogue are a few attractions of the place. Besides this, there are the historical forts which are definitely worth a visit in the city. You can also just choose to soak in the beauty of the Cherai beach situated just 35kms from Cochin.
The Cochin Carnival takes place in end of December for a 20 day period which has fancy dress parades, colourful rallies, fireworks and palette pleasuring meals.
It’s a delightful place to spend some time, soak in the history of the place ,visit some art galleries and nap in some of the finest heritage accommodation.