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15 Days Golden Triangle Tour with Kerala
Destination: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Cochin - Munnar - Kumarakom - Appeppy
Duration: 14 Nights - 15 Days
On arrival at Cochin pick up and transfer to Hotel. This morning after breakfast sightseeing of Cochin, a city till today influenced by medieval Portugal, Holland and England. Your sightseeing will include visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi beach, Hill Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace or “Dutch Palace”.
>Chinese Fishing Nets: The Chinese fishing nets found here are the only ones of its kind in India. It is believed that traders from the court of the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan introduced these nets here. Click here to view a picture of the Chinese fishing nets found here Dutch Palace The Dutch Palace was originally built by the Portuguese. Later, in 17th century, the Dutch modified it and presented to the Raja of Kochi. Coronation of many Rajas of Kochi was held here. The place has a fine collection of mural paintings depicting the scenes from the Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. Fort Kochi beach A stroll along the beach, particularly at sunset with the Chinese fishing nets and sailing ships in the background, is a fine experience. Many European style bungalows can be seen along the shoreline. Jewish Synagogue The synagogue, magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers, was built in 1568. Giant scrolls of the Old Testament can be found here. It is located near the Dutch Palace.
This evening enjoy Motor Boat Ride at Cochin Harbour and walk around the beach. Overnight at the hotel.