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The History of Kochi, Kerala

13 local experts

From dinosaurs to explorers to wars, here's what 13 local experts had to say about the history of Kochi, Kerala.

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Cochin, the Queen of Arabian Sea, is one of the most beautiful cities in India. But the mismanagement of waste is big issue leaving the image of this beauty tarnished. Anybody moving to Cochin should keep handy mosquito repellents as these tiny insect attack you in large numbers never letting you sit, stand or sleep in peace.

Soumya, says: 2020

Kochi is the only metro city in the state of Kerala. It is popularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea, the city also flaunts one of the finest natural harbours of the world and was the centre of the world spice trade for many centuries. City is also famous for many tourist attractions.

Kochi is a sprawling metro city. It is known as the “Queen of Arabian Sea”. It was one of the first European colony. The city has a shipyard, airport and a railway station at the heart of the city. Thus, it is a favourite destination of many foreigners. The adjacent Fort Kochi is a place that attracts tourist to Kochi.

Kochi, or specifically Fort Kochi, is a place with numerous cultures, traditions and festivals. It attracts many foreign visitors with its unique characteristics. The place is well-known for its variety of inhabitants from different parts of the world. It is also popularly called ‘The Queen of Arabian Sea’. The place is renowned for the Mattancherry Palace, Chinese fishing nets, the Santa Cruz Basilica and more historical attractions.

Aaquib, says: 2020

Kochi will offer you the life style in a metro city with low cost of living. However, the jovial and outgoing nature of people are misunderstood to be intimidating. Your can enjoy the urban busyness and rural calmness. The queen of Arabian sea, otherwise known as Kochi will not disappoint you!

Avesha, says: 2020

The city is beautiful beyond expectations, with it’s beautiful Beaches, and rich heritage. The food of Kerala though, some may find it a bit too spicy is incredibly delicious, So missing out on the sea-food platter, Kochi’s special next time you are their will be a shame. However. you must be cautious of he high temperatures during Summer. And during Monsoon beware of Mosquitoes.

Grusha, says: 2020

Kochi is rich in culture and heritage. It’s famous for its cosmopolitan feel and low cost of living. This city is lined by beautiful beaches. There are homes easily available on rent/lease here. This is the most welcoming place in the world! Kochi is easily accessible by land, sea and air.

Kochi or Cochin, which is also referred as the Queen of Arabian Sea is a place of diverse culture. The main attraction of this place is the abundant availability of different spice and its existence in the Spice trade from the ancient times. It is one of the prime spot for tourism due to the greenery and landscape.

Aashiya, says: 2020

Kochi is a young and growing metropolitan city. The cost of living is sure to go up in the coming years. Although it’s rich in heritage and culture, the warm and humid climate might not be really a welcoming experience. The place and people here have always been loving and friendly!

Siddhant, says: 2020

Kochi is the queen of the Arabia Sea. The financial capital of Kerala, Kochi, is also famous for its tourist destinations like the beaches, backwaters, hillside. It is home to world class educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and shopping destinations, etc. It sports an international stadium, the JNS as well.

Bhaskar, says: 2020

Kochi was the central point of a historic spice route that grabbed the attention of famous explorers such as Vasco Da Gama. This shares a lot of ancient temples, architecture, cuisine and communities. Different places to visit in Ernakulam are: Princess Street, Hill Palace, Folklore Museum, David Hall Art Gallery, Cherai Beach, Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, Muziris Biennale etc.

Shreyashi, says: 2020

Kochi, Kerala, is said to be the metropolitan city of God’s own country. people over here are very genuine and helping in nature. A person from anywhere in this world could adapt here easily in terms of food as there are many restaurants around the city famous for its culture. Also, one who is enthusiastic to travel seems to end in the right place, rich in its cultural heritage.

Shamsunnisa, says: 2020

The Queen of Arabian Sea’, Cochin, is the best option to settle down in Kerala. Other than being the fastest growing city in the state, Cochin is also rich in history and culture. People from different parts of India adds on to the diversity. Cochin is a centrally located city, with an easy access to the backwaters and hills, giving you plenty of weekend getaway options. The only adjustable factor is the humidity and heat, Cochin being a coastal city.

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