Around Cochin Area Guide
A place which redefines beauty flanked by the charm of nature and glittering reflection of the sea, this is what defines the promising and flourishing trade nexus of Kerala Cochin. "If China is where you make your money, then Cochin is surely the place to spend it." Nicolas Conti, the legendary Italian traveler said this, keeping in view the trade spiral of Cochin.
Situated in the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula with a lovely seaside complementing by Arabian Sea on the western end, its more of a happening place. With cultural richness and ethos, it displays how life and nature complements to each other.
Cochin is such a splendid place that whoever once lands here gets deep rooted to the place its culture, traditions and warmth of the people. Displaying the glories embedded to its rich diversity the place also makes one desperate to know more and more about it.
Fort Kochi , Eranakulam and Mattanchery all adjoins Cochin, all great tourist spots of Kerala. The city is so tempting that travelers from all round the globe visit here through out the season in huge numbers to explore the beauties of the place with geographical change.
Cochin also called as Kochi is a mirror of Kerala with incredible sceneries and rich natural resource. Its an ideal place to look for, rated in the top three tourist destinations by the World Travel & Tourism Council and featured in National Geographic Traveler's '50 greatest places of a lifetime' the places offers a good reason to visit.
If we look into the history of Cochin we can see that many foreign countries have left their traces on the city. Starting form the Arabs, British, Chinese, Dutch, and Portuguese all have left incredible marks on the history and development of Cochin.
With the change slowly Cochin has emerged one of the most enterprising city on the west coast of India. Cochin is also easily connected with all other major cities by either rail, road or air.
The moderate climate and pleasant surrounding adds to the cities vigour and glory, all this and many more facts and secrets are still treasured under the deep historic saga of this fascinating place. So all travel enthusiast get ready to explore this splendid creation of god in the Gods own country.
Malayalam basically is the official language of the region, but English and Hindi are also common in Cochin.
Tropical and dry during the summer. Torrential rains are expected in monsoon season.
Cochin has a population nearing 600,000 but the agglomeration of towns called Kochi that is greater Cochin, is home to 1.2 million.
Cochin has a fine natural harbor which has heavy commercial and military use.