Kochi (Cochin) Hidden Gem Attractions

THE 10 BEST Hidden Gem Attractions in Kochi (Cochin)

Best Kochi (Cochin) Hidden Gem Attractions

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  • ToucanSam787
    Houston, TX82 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best museum in Kerala! This private museum has the best collection of paintings, photographs, sculptures, jewelry and various accoutrements of dance forms in Kerala that I've seen. They showcase beautiful examples of wood carvings and statuary from around the state. There are fine examples of Hindu, Christian, Islamic and Jain art as well as some ancient prehistoric artifacts. This museum has it all. They have also done a good job of providing informative signs everywhere.
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • Vyshnavi S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I been here to get an Abhyanga message a traditional kerala style message. Rajisha did a great job it was so relaxing. Thank you team.
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • Robert O
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,924 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you are not familiar with South Indian history to understand what you actually observe here is rather complicated.

    Few Westerners know that Christian tradition in India started in the 1st century AD when Thomas one of the twelve apostles of Jezus sailed to the Malabar coast and started to spread the gospel.

    The Portugese arrived much later in 1498 (roughly 1400 years later). Their interpretation of Christian religion was different and followed Roman tradition recognizing the authority of the Pope of Rome (nowadays Pope Francis).

    Part of Thomas' followers started to resist the Portugese imposition of Roman Catholic interpretation and institutions. They remained true to Thomas and followed his oriental (Syrian) or Eastern Orthodox interpretation. In 1653 it is assumed they gathered in protest at the site where now this church is.

    Though clay (compressed mud) is the main building material the church structure makes a rather modern impression.
    Written 13 December 2023
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  • Mary W
    Denver, CO232 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were traveling with a group and one of our activities was a cooking class atNeema’s.
    Newman is a charming hostess and shared stories about her life as well as explain Indian cooking
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • David C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a marvellous experience to be shown how to cook beautiful yet simple Keralan dishes. Mary and her sister were fabulous hosts and explained everything each step of the way. It was a highlight of my South India tour
    Written 10 December 2023
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  • Hope K
    Elk Grove, CA122 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Anokhi and Fabindia are my go to shops whenever I am in India. Fabulous clothes, helpful service. This branch is smaller than those in other cities.
    Written 19 January 2024
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  • Nomad50870584377
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The entire experience was amazing and Nipun guided us so well and we fall in love with Kerala. We are planning to have our next trip shortly for kerala
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Shabz
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It is a lovely store with original items that support local artists which you can purchase, the clothing is beautiful and Sharon is very helpful
    Written 1 February 2020
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  • Arshnoor K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent trip organised by 3 seas pickup drop sightseeing our guide driver Vishnu was very good saw many local places started from Cochin Munnar Thekkady Alleppey services are remarkably with family visit was very memorable
    Written 25 February 2024
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  • JudyC592
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Recently back from two week tour of Kerala mainly visited the wildlife parks and bird sanctuaries. We stayed in lots of lovely home stays none of which disappointed, all organised by Dileep the owner, he even managed to get us tickets for the train from Ooty at short notice.
    Our driver Simon was lovely too and we were completely confident and relaxed with his driving. Our only regret is that we didn’t stay longer.
    Can definitely recommend GHT with complete confidence.
    J&J Cormack
    Written 25 February 2024
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  • Alan_490416
    Spain178 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I booked this trip from the UK so was a little concerned but need not have worried. Everything worked perfectly from credit card payments to on time pickup and drop off. The houseboat was clean and comfortable and provided an excellent lunch. A special thank you to my driver/ guide Ranjith who came with me on the boat and was good and knowledgable company.
    Written 29 January 2024
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  • Sabrina
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our trip was organized very well, they replied fast, the hotels we stayed at were really nice and also our driver was a good tour guide to and answered all our questions. I can totally recommend to book your trip with them.
    Written 7 September 2022
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