Kochi developed into a major commercial port trading spices
to the Middle East, England, China, Holland, Italy and
Portugal. It emerged into a bustling centre of commercial
activity, connecting the mainland to the rest of the world.
Great travelers, traders and scholars like Fa Hien, Vasco
da Gama, Sir Robert Bristow graced it. Its prominence
had grown among the other lands in such measure that Italian
traveler, Nicolas Conti in his travelogue wrote, "China
is where you make your money, then Cochin is surely the
place to spend it."
While visiting this vibrant city, having one of the
important ports of India, you can avail various resorts,
hotels and lodges of Cochin. You will find accommodation
according to your budget in this city. Hotel Blue Nile,
Kochi will offer you good lodging facilities with comfortable
rooms at a cheap rate. The food available is also sumptuous
Hotel Blue Nile
Hotel Blue Nile
Opp. K.S.R.T.C. Bus Stand, Ernakulam, Cochin-682035,
In the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula is the
scenic state of Kerala. One of the important and vibrant
cities of Kerala is Kochi or Cochin as the English called.
It is also called the Queen of the Arabian Sea and the
Gateway to Kerala.
Cochin is a small town. But it has incorporated the
adjoining regions into it. Cochin now includes Fort
Kochi, Mattanchery, Ernakulam and many other nearby
towns and villages. Situated beside the sea it is flanked
by the Western Ghats on the east and the Arabian Sea
on the west.
Places to Visit
Kochi has a plethora of places of interest, art and
culture. The Queen of Arabian Sea has charming visuals,
the ancient Chinese fishing nets, monuments, synagogue
are some of them. Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue,
St. Francis Church are monuments worth visiting in Kochi.