April 16, 2012

Cochin Marine Drive

Site Name: Marine Drive
Site Type: Picnic, boating
Location:  Cochin, Kerala, India
Highlights: The most important tourist site in Cochin city

Nearest Railway Station: Ernakulam
Nearest Airport: Cochin
How to reach: Well connected by road, rail and air

Hotel: A lot of options are available within Ernakulam/Cochin
Restaurants: Many options and varieties across the city
Cochin aka Kochi is one of the most happening places in Kerala state of India, which is considered as God's own country. In Cochin, Marine Drive is a picturesque promenade built facing the backwaters. In the recent past, it has emerged as the most popular tourist destination in Cochin. Apart from walking on the marine drive pathways during the sunset, boating is the important activity performed by the tourists.

In two hours of boating from Marine Drive, you can visit the following sites :

1) Cochin harbour from distance
2) Synogogue (get down at Port Kochi island to visit this site)
3) Jew cemetry (located in the same island)
4) Dutch Palace (this is also located at the same island)
5) Chinese Fishing Net
6) Bolgatty Palace from distance

Don't miss this boat riding if you visit Cochin.

Happy travelling.


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