A fascinating city, Kaladi, located in the region around Kochi, built in the 8th century AD. It is a small city famed for birthplace of the famous Hindu philosopher Sri Adi Sankaracharya. On his travels all over India, he passes his time debating with scholars and spreading his theory of monotheism or Advaita. The bank of the river Periyar is the location of Adi Sankara shrine.
A small village, Fort Kochi, located near the larger city of Kochi. Around this village, there are picturesque beaches along this part of the coast line. It is also scattered throughout the beaches that are famous for Chinese fishing nets as well as many sailing ships.
Another attractive destination in Kochi is The Chinese fishing nets that are definitely unique to the area. This is the rare one in the whole world where such fishing nets can be seen in use. Even today, plenty of local fishermen use these vast nets in their fishing ventures.
The Mattancherry Palace is one of the beautiful palaces that were originally built by the Portuguese during the 17th century. It was gifted by the rajas of Dutch hence it started being referred as the Dutch Palace. A vast collection of mural paintings are the wonderful attractions that murals beautifully depict scenes from the Hindu epics of Mahabharatha and Ramayana.
The Jewish synagogue is a beautiful structure built in Jew Town in 1568 is a beautiful structure. This place of worship pulls the attention of numerous visitors every year because of its impressive furnishings. There are fabulous Chinese tiles and imposing Belgian chandeliers that have been used to adorn all over the entire synagogue.
Amongst all, the top looks exquisite decorated in the synagogue, giant scrolls of the Old Testament. Jews actually started to exist in the area beginning in around 700BC.