This walking tour takes you back into the 14th century ! Fort Cochin is said to have formed in the 1340’s due to cataclysmic floods. It being the natural gateway to the Kochi harbour, grew in importance as travelers from far and wide came here. The Arabs, the Chinese, the Dutch and the Portuguese. The large rain trees, beautiful colonial buildings, streets lined with many shops, dining options, the Chinese fishing nets, the beach area, different community in Mattanchery, local activities, fruit street to name a few make this a very attractive place to be.
An ideal eye opener to the minute details of the Old Towns in Cochin.
By Garima Aneja, local expert New Delhi