A cosmopolitan city, Cochin is highly influenced by British, Chinese, Dutch, and Portuguese culture since time immemorial. Most Cochin tour packages include sightseeing in and around the city covering major tourist attractions like the Chinese fishing nets, the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and Boghatty Palace.
While on a Cochin tour, a visit to St. Francis Church is a must. It is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance. Vasco da Gama was initially buried in St. Francis Church and 14 years later his remains were taken to Portugal.
Santa Cruz Basilica, located close to St. Francis Church is also worth a visit during a Cochin tour. It is one of the oldest churches of India and built in beautiful gothic style architecture. Also gorge on mouth-watering local cuisine and seafood in Cochin.
© Copyright 2016 - 2018. All Rights Reserved.