You are offline

Please check your internet connection.

Success

Thank you for creating your shortlist.

Success

Successfully added to your favourites list

Error

An error occurred adding to your favourites list

Success

Successfully removed from your favourites list

Sorry listing cannot be favourited

This listing cannot be favourited as we haven't added it to our listings yet. Please let us know about this issue at hello@travlr.com

false

Cochin Heritage Tour

You will be received by our representative and private guide and taken to Old Cochin. Cochin heritage tour starts with Dutch Palace(closed on Fridays). Though Built by Portuguese in 1555, it is known as Dutch Palace. The main glory of the Dutch Palace is the art form of Hindu Temple. Dutch Cemetery was built in the year 1724 and the oldest cemetery in India. Nearby Bishop House we find out Indo- Portuguese Museum.
Jewish Synagogue (closed on Friday noon and Saturday) another historic attraction of Cochin heritage tour. A number of Copper plates described in Hebrew script are maintained here. The next capture point is St.Francis Church built by Portuguese in 1510. Vasco-da-Gama was buried here and later 14 years his remains were taken to Portugal. Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica is nearby and it’s also by Portuguese in the year 1505
The Chinese Fishing nets are another famous spot in Fort Cochin.
(Minimum 2 persons required. This offer is not valid between December 15 to January 10)

per adult from

$70

AUD

Duration

6 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry Fee to the Monuments
    • Entry/Admission - Dutch Cemetery
    • Entry/Admission - Paradesi Synagogue
    What's excluded :
    • Any meals or drinks other than given
    • Entry fee of Camera or Video
    • Personal expense
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing. While commonly known as "Chinese fishing nets" The Chinese fishing nets have become a very popular tourist attraction. Their size and elegant construction are photogenic and the slow rhythm of their operation is quite hypnotic.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in Kerala. Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala, this church is one of the finest and most impressive churches in India and visited by tourists the whole year-round. It is a place of devotion as well as a centre of historic significance, endowed with architectural and artistic grandeur and colours of the gothic style. The basilica serves as the Cathedral church of the Diocese of Cochin.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

    The St. Francis Church, well-known for its beautiful structural design and ambience, has an important place in history. It is here that the famous explorer, Vasco-da-Gama, was originally buried. His remains would be taken back 14 years later but to this day, the exact spot is clearly marked. The place is known for its deep Dutch and Portuguese influences and is an architectural marvel in itself.The credit for its construction goes to the Portuguese Franciscan Friars in 1503.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dutch Cemetery Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

    The Dutch connection of Fort Kochi does not end with the above mentioned two churches. Down the road from St Francis Church, that runs parallel to the beach, stands the Dutch Cemetery. The cemetery, which was consecrated in 1724, is believed to be the oldest in the country

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jew Town, Old Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682002 India

    Historic Jew Town, the heart of the once-thriving Cochin Jewish community, is known for its old-world charm and 16th-century Paradesi Synagogue. Quaint shops around Synagogue Lane and Jew Town Road sell antiques, carvings, and vintage collectables, along with Kerala crafts and aromatic spices. Laid-back outdoor cafes and artsy eateries, some in heritage buildings, serve local specialities and Western fare.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Paradesi Synagogue, Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India

    A synagogue is a Jewish or Samaritan house of worship. Synagogues have a large place for prayer and may also have smaller rooms for study and sometimes a social hall and offices. Some have a separate room for Torah study, called the בית מדרש beth Midrash "house of study".

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

    A charming seaside area, Fort Kochi is known for its Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture, and elaborate bamboo fishing nets at Fort Kochi Beach. St. Francis Church was the original burial site of explorer Vasco da Gama.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Cochin International Airport, Airport Rd, Kochi, Kerala 683111, India
    Ports
    • Cochin Port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Expertise Travels

Activity ID: V-127684P12

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .