TOP 10 MUST VISIT PLACE IN KOCHI (with Photos)

Kochi, earlier known as Cochin, is renowned as the Queen of Arabian Sea. Kochi is nestled on the coast of the Arabian Sea in central Kerala. The most cosmopolitan city of the state, Kochi is the Commercial and industrial capital of Kerala. Kochi is a charming mélange of many exotic cultures like the Portuguese, Jewish, English, French, Dutch and Chinese.

Kochi a tourist place of Kerala situated near Laccadive sea which is known for beauty, culture, and tradition. It is a state full of natural beauty and peace. People come here to experience and spend a peaceful moment of life and get rid of stress. With so many tourist places in Kochi, all you need is to pick your favorite four or five (depending on the duration of your stay) and cover them for sure.

Best time to visit Kochi

Cochin has a different delight in different seasons and though it can be visited all around the year, here is a month wise details of the weather of the city:

October to February: Winters are by far the best time to visit Cochin as the weather is very pleasant. Temperatures range between 17 degrees Celsius and 33 degrees Celsius. This is a great time of the year for honeymooners, beach bums and adventure seekers.

March to June: March marks the beginning of the summer in Cochin and temperatures begin to rise. The average temperature during this time of the year is between 20 degrees Celsius to 37 degrees Celsius. This is a great time to visit Cochin as the city is not crowded and you can secure great deals on hotel tariffs.

July to September: The monsoon season is another great time to visit Cochin and admire the city in its rain-washed splendor. Covered in a carpet of green, Cochin comes alive during the rains. Since this is not peak tourist season, it is possible to get good deals on hotels.

How to reach Kochi

By Train: The main railway station is Kochi railway junction, while the other station is at Kochi Harbor Terminus. By rail, Kochi is linked with important cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai.

By Air: Kochi has its own airport, named the Cochin International Airport, situated 20 km away at Nedumbassery. The international and domestic flights available here connect you to different parts of the world.

By Bus: The network of roads connects Kochi to all major towns and cities in South India as well as across the country.

Now Coming to top attractions, here are the must-see places in Kochi.

1. Marine drive in Kochi

It is one of the best places to add in your traveling diaries of Kochi. Here all the travelers can enjoy the view of the sea.  It is the best and attractive place to spend some amazing and quality family time with fresh air.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week

Distance from Kochi Junction: 4 KM

Ideal for:  Nature Lovers, Shopaholics

Entry fee: NA

2. Fort Kochi

It is one of the best places to enjoy the beauty of nature. Fort Kochi is small village from which we hear the sounds of the waves of the Arabian sea. In this place people can experience some Dutch and Chinese touch, it’s because of many churches, Dutch cemetery along with Chinese fishing also available here.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week

Distance from Kochi Junction: 13 KM

Ideal for:  Nature Lovers, Shopaholics

Entry fee: NA

3. Mattancherry Palace

In the duration of Portuguese rule in Kochi, They also created some monuments like  Mattancherry palace. It is situated in Mattancherry in Kochi. In this place, we can clearly see the architecture of foreign people that how they are different from Indian architecture

Opening day & Time: All days of the week except Friday; 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Distance from Kochi Junction: 10 KM

Ideal for:  Nature Lovers, Shopaholics

Entry fee: INR 2/person

4. Willingdon Island

It is one of the largest human-made islands in India. It was built during the British rule. For which this place named after Lord Willingdon. This place is the example of incredible and amazing thoughts creation at the level of legendary. It is a very beautiful island filled with weathers of love and romance. so never forget to visit this place with your partner.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week; 5 a.m. to 10 p.m

Distance from Kochi Junction: 3 KM

Ideal for: Nature, Photography, Adventure, Architecture.

Entry fee: NA

5. Bolgatty Palace

It was built in the year 1744. It is situated on Bolgatty Island, located beside Ernakulam Island and Eillingdon Island, is a small island and one of the finest tourist spot in Kochi. It is also known for Dutch architecture as it is the oldest Dutch place. This place is also declared as the official residence of Governor. From this place, you can smell the fragments of Dutch architect.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week; Preferably during the day if you are not planning to stay there.

Distance from Kochi Junction: 2 KM

Ideal for: History, Nature, Photography, Architecture.

Entry fee: NA

6. Sunset cruise

If you would like to enjoy the moments of sunset you should add this place to your visit lists. Because you can enjoy the sunset with the views of Arabian waters for 2 hours. This journey starts at Fort Kochi. During this journey, all travelers can enjoy the views of Olgatty Island, Willingdon Island and Cochin Shipyard.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week; Depend upon season and sunset

Distance from Kochi Junction: Depending upon the location of Departure.

Ideal for:  Nature Lovers

Entry fee: INR 200/adult & INR 150/Childer

7. M G road

It is very obvious that you will have a mood of shopping during the travel. For shopping lovers, it’s a perfect place to buy all kinds of stuff. You can get clothes, handmade stuff, sandalwood, wood, and almost everything.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week

Distance from Kochi Junction: 1.5 KM

Ideal for: Shopaholics

Entry fee: NA

8. Pallipuram Fort

It was built in the year of 1503 by Portuguese. It is located on Vypeen island near Kochi. From this place, you can feel the smell of European memories. It is also the oldest European monuments and great tourist place. Its beauty attracts visitors.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week

Distance from Kochi Junction: 30 KM

Ideal for: History, Nature, Photography, Architecture.

Entry fee: NA

9. Wonderla amusement park

If you would like to enjoy rides of the amusement park, you need to add this place to your traveling diary. Because in this place you can get various types of an exciting ride to enjoy with your family. For this reason, this place attracts mass people. It is a place filled with each and every amazing facility.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week; 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Distance from Kochi Junction: 18 KM

Ideal for: Adventure

Entry fee:

10. Veeranpuzha Beach

It is one of the popular beaches in Kochi to enjoy the sandy weathers along with blue waters and fishing experience. The beach is situated near the fishing village. This place is perfect to spend quality time with family while experiencing the natural beauty.

Opening day & Time: Open all days of the week

Distance from Kochi Junction: 20 KM

Ideal for:  Nature Lovers

Entry fee: NA

Explore these amazing places to see in Kochi and share your amazing experience with us!

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