Ernakulam Tourism

Ernakulam is a district located in Kerala, a state in India. Ernakulam is known for portraying the prehistoric culture as the monuments of the Monolithic age and the Stone Age can be found in the city. Many archaeologists’ excavated rock-cut and carved caves are there throughout the district. Ernakulam was also the connecting point for the outside world and Kerala as many traders and travellers used to travels from Ernakulam to the mainland in India. Even during the medieval and ancient periods, Ernakulam was used as the trading point and a port for trading.

Ernakulam is also known for being a home to various communities where Hindus, Muslims, and Christians all are invited. There are more than 20 Hindu temples, 7 Masjids and more than 50 churches in the city. Ernakulam is also known for backwater cruising where you can rent the boat for the night and spend your time with family in the moonlight at the backwaters. Ancient monuments, palaces, and museums are also the famous tourist destination sites in the Ernakulam district where you get to enjoy the water front with people walking over the city. There are malls and shopping centres from where you can buy traditional Kerala spices, artefacts and more as souvenirs.

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Travel Guide Kochi Fort
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Kochi Fort

The city of Kochi is surrounded by water bodies on all sides which is why it is flocked by tourists all round the year. The Kochi Fort is one of the major attractions of the city and is known to be built before the year 1500.

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Travel Guide Veeranpuzha Lake Kochi
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Veeranpuzha Lake

The fact that makes Veeranpuzha lake Cochin, Kerala, is that the place is uninhabited, in-spite of the presence of a huge lake, due to the water not being fresh water. Tourism is one of the most flourishing industries around this part due to the festivals held in the rainy season....

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Travel Guide Cherai Beach Kochi
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Cherai Beach

Located in a suburb called Cherai near Kochi, Cherai Beach happens to be one of the most popular beaches in the state of Kerala.

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Travel Guide Chottanikkara Temple Kochi
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Chottanikkara Temple

Chottanikkara Temple in Kochi is the most famous temple dedicated to Goddess Sree Bhagavathi. It is the most famous temple in the state as the goddess is worshipped in three different form and various rituals are organised every month, on the auspicious days.

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Travel Guide Hill Palace Kochi
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Hill Palace and Museum

The Hill Palace complex of 49 buildings has presently turned into museum and it happens to be the largest archaeological museum in the state of Kerala. Tourists can visit the palace daily except Mondays and on the public holidays from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Travel Guide St. Francis Church Kochi
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St. Francis Church

Built in the year 1503, St. Francis Church is located in Kochi and is the oldest European church in India. The name of this was changed thrice before settling down as St. Francis Church, it was previously known as St. Bartholomew and as St. Anthony.

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