Ernakulam (Kochi)

  • Weather: Tropical climate, moderate temperatures year-round, monsoon from June to September.
  • Pincode: Various pin codes; main area 682001.
  • Telephone Code: +91-484.

Nearby Districts:

  1. Alappuzha
  2. Kottayam
  3. Thrissur

Taluk List:

  1. Ernakulam
  2. Kunnathunad
  3. Aluva
  4. Paravur
  5. Kanayannur
  6. Muvattupuzha
  7. Kothamangalam

Famous for Kerala cuisine – try appam, puttu, karimeen pollichathu, seafood, Kerala sadya (traditional meal), and more.

Tourist Places:

  1. Fort Kochi: Historic area, Chinese fishing nets, colonial architecture.
  2. Mattancherry Palace: Portuguese palace, murals, museum.
  3. Cherai Beach: Golden sandy beach, calm waters.
  4. Hill Palace Museum: Archaeological museum, gardens.
  5. Bolgatty Palace: Dutch palace-turned-luxury hotel.
  6. Marine Drive: Promenade, backwater views.
  7. Willingdon Island: Man-made island, port area.
  8. Jewish Synagogue: Oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth.
  9. Wonderla Amusement Park: Rides, water park.
  10. Kodanad Elephant Training Center: Elephant rescue and training.
  11. St. Francis Church: Oldest European church in India.
  12. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary: Rich birdlife, nature trails.
  13. Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary: Urban bird sanctuary.
  14. Santa Cruz Basilica: Gothic-style Catholic church.
  15. Bolghatty Island: Scenic island, Bolghatty Palace.
  16. Lulu Mall: One of India’s largest malls.
  17. Chottanikkara Temple: Famous Hindu temple.
  18. Hill Stations (Munnar, Thekkady): Nearby attractions.

Best Time to Visit:
November to February – Pleasant and dry weather, ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Things to Do:
Explore Fort Kochi’s cultural heritage, try local delicacies, cruise the backwaters, visit museums, relax on the beaches, and shop for souvenirs.

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