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Chinese Fishing Nets

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Address: Fort Kochi Beach | Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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+91 98466 71052
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Private Tour: Kochi City Tour and Kathakali Dance Show including Dinner
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Discover Kochi Walking Half-Day Tour
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Crowded place ... nice sunset view

Nice place to visit but crowded for visitors.. .. Cleaning needed .. Polluted beach with garbage.. 1 visit is fine.. Nothing much to see..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We worth a visit if only to be able to walk along and see the nets plus the stalls in front selling the fish that they catch and also fish caught in the surrounding sea/bay.

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place to visit but crowded for visitors.. .. Cleaning needed .. Polluted beach with garbage.. 1 visit is fine.. Nothing much to see..

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just a few of them has left, but you can try your fishing-skills guided by the locals. No fee, but there is a possibility for cash donation,to keep these traditional fishing nets alive. If you lucky, you will see dolphins as well.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quaint sight of still working fishing nets spoiled by the quantities of rubbish accumulated everywhere, despite signs imploring a "rubbish-free Fort Cochin " Excellent lunch at Lee Café, after choosing fish from stall.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time photographing these things and chatting with locals who showed the operation without asking for tips as we expected. Come in the morning for best light.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A few good nets fronting the harbour give a few photo ops; there are stalls selling interesting and photogenic arranged fish and shell fish, some goats looking out to sea, a few family dogs and cats and people selling their wares; I found a very interesting little magnet in the area in the form of a picture post card with... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd seen many beautiful sunset pictures of the Nets and in a way wish I'd left it that. The beach was filthy with rubbish everywhere - such a shame, especially when there are so many EMPTY bins there! And a very sick dog lying there. As an animal lover, this really topped off a poor experience.

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Florence
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We weren't highly impressed. The nets are interesting but there are similar contraptions in Italy so they're not as unique as guidebooks would have us believe. It's fun to see them working but it seemed to be a show for the benefit of tourists more than anything.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Chinese Fishing Nets are a must do part of any trip to Kochi. Alongside the nets there are many market stalls selling all manner of goods. There were also quite a few hawkers selling items to tourists but, although sometimes persistent, they were friendly.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Chinese fishing nets are amazing to watch. This method of fishing must go back a long way. If you are lucky you may also see dolphins playing in the water.

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