Places to visit in Ernakulam and Best Hotelsin Ernakulam Kochi
History, nature and grandeurs of Ernakulam are well famed amongst the visitors and rightfully so. The spreading district located in God’s own country Kerala is stunning and offers an experience like never before. Beautiful waterfront and beaches, local heritage and culture, food and folk, there’s so much to explore and experience. It borders Lakshadweep Sea in the west is the best amalgam of development, modern outlook and natural beauty.
Your visit in Ernakulam will be accompanied with fun things to do, best places to visit and best places to stay!
How to reach Kochi?
Road- It’s well connected to all the major cities in Kerala though Highways. The nearby cities are Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, that gives easy access to Ernakulam with public buses and cabs.
Train- The city has a good rail connection and the main station Ernakulam Junction Railway Station serves passenger trains from most parts of the country.
Air- Take a flight to Cochin International Airport which is the nearest airport that is merely 25 kms from the Ernakulam city centre. There are public buses and cabs available at the airport for commuting further.
Places to visit in Ernakulam
Fort Kochi Beach- Travel back to time! A gorgeous seaside town that is still ancient yet modern with a Dutch, Portuguese, and British colonial architecture that will memesmise your senses. Of course, the beaches and fishing are the highlights as well. You can add some of these places in your list,St. Francis Church, Indo Portuguese Museum, Strings Museum - Museum of Music Instruments, The Grey Book Museum & Archives and Ernakulam District Heritage Museum.
Marine Drive- Go here for the best sunset views! The much popular attraction offers a gorgeous back-water-facing waterfront with a multicolored gleam.
Hill Palace Museum- Learn about History! It’s Kerala's first heritage museum and presents artefacts and collections of Kochi’s royal families.
Bolghatty Palace- This elegant heritage hotel once used to be Dutch and British Governor’s residence through different periods.
Mattan Cherry Palace- Popularly known as a ducth palace, the palace features Kerala murals depicting portraits and relics of kings of Kerala. It has also been considered to be acclaimed as UNESCO’s world heritage site and rightfully so.
Ernakulam Railway Terminus- A charming historic landmark where you can find some time off and break from the hustle bustle. It’s like a scene from an old story, tranquil and beautiful.
Paniely Poru- A beautiful spot located on the banks River Periyar, gives a very soothing experience. You can enjoy the sounds of water while you enjoy views of the small hills in the surroundings.
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary and Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary- If you are a bird lover, the two attractions are a haven for you.
Temples- When you are in God's own country, visiting temples has to be in your list to seek blessing and experience the architecture.Ernakulathappan temple, Chakkamkullangara Shiva Temple, Chakkamkullangara Shiva Temple,Sri Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple are some of the temples you can visit.
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