Lulu Mall Kochi

The international Lulu Mall at Edappally has become one of the major attractions in Kochi. It has become so popular that the area itself got renamed as Lulu Junction. If you are a curious shopper who prefers to stroll the shops in search of the perfect outfit then, Lulu Mall can offer you just that.[…]

Willington Island

Willington Island was created by the visionary harbour engineer, Sir Robert Bristow, who foresaw the possibility of creating a man-made island while deepening the Kochi harbour. In 1928, during the modernization of the harbour under Bristow’s supervision, the mud and materials dredged out was used to create an island. Today, after about 82 years, the[…]


Mattancherry, the western part of the corporation of Cochin, was once a bustling centre of trade, particularly in spices. Invasions from across the sea was frequent and the invaders left indelible marks on the landscape, culture, art and social history of the place. Mattancherry welcomed every migrant community that came to her with warmth and[…]

Fort Kochi Beach

The Fort Kochi beach, with its clean premises and tranquil atmosphere, is frequented by tourists as well as the local people. There are many factors that differentiate the beach from the other beaches of Kerala. The presence of the Chinese fishing nets is probably the most easily identifiable one. The trees and the greenery on[…]


Popularly known as Wonder La Amusement Park, Veegaland is the country’s first theme park and one of the most happening places to visit in Cochin. Located on hill top, Veegaland is famous for thrilling and fun filled rides, thus making it a perfect for a family outing. Don’t miss: The park comprises exhilarating land and[…]

Veeranpuzha Beach

A typical Malabar coastal topography with serene beaches, lush green bordering vegetation, fisherman settlements and sandy shore line sums up the picture of Veeranpuzha Beach. The beach and its backdrop are among the most placid tourist places in Cochin. Certainly a stop that assures calmness, peace and quality time with your near ones. Don’t miss:[…]

Santa Cruz Basilica

One of the most ancient churches in India and one among the 8 Basilicas, Santa Cruz Basilica is truly one of the oldest and the most beautiful places to see in Cochin.  It reflects historical glory and pride. This is the Cathedral church of the Diocese of Cochin and is considered as one of the heritage sites of the[…]

Paradesi Synagogue

Built in 1568, Paradesi synagogue or the Jewish synagogue is the oldest one amongst all commonwealth countries. Jewish synagogue is located in Jew Town area of Cochin and was built by Cochin Jewish group or Malabar Yehudan people. Don’t miss: Paradesi synagogue houses very rare and appreciated antiques like carved teak ark with four scrolls[…]

Mattancherry Palace

Mattancherry Palace, located in Palace Road and built by the Portuguese as early as 1557, is considered to be one of the important places to visit in Cochin. Popularly known as Dutch Palace, it has the style and architecture that resembles a typical traditional Kerala house with four individual wings and a patio in between. Don’t[…]

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

This biosphere reserve located at Central Cochin is a natural habitat to many endangered and regular species of local and migratory birds, as well as mangrove vegetation. The sanctuary encircles a tidal lake which is connected to the backwaters and one of the imperative places for sightseeing in Cochin especially for nature lovers. It is a also[…]