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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the popular things to do in Kochi?

Kirat S DEC 10 2012
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Kochi will not disappoint you in the activities that you can enjoy in the city. Starting from the vibrant shopping opportunities to the wildlife and beaches the city has it all. Tracing through the glorious past the city also features centuries old monuments and religious places exclusive only here in Kochi. Let’s look at the various options that you will have with regard to outdoor activities in the city:

  • Boat rides in the backwaters

    A boat ride in the backwaters of Kochi is a serene experience. The backwaters separating Ernakulam from Fort Kochi and Mattancherry are dotted with numerous small and mid-sized islands. A ride on a boat along these tiny islets is a experience unforgettable for lifetime.

  • Shopping

    Shopaholics will have the time of their life in Kochi. An unending spree of cost effective shopping items is available to the visitors in the city. Local handicrafts, sandalwood articles, coir shells, jewellery boxes, Kathakali masks and many more enticing items are found in the shops of Kochi.

  • Beaches

    The Cherai beach and the Fort Kochi beach offers a completely different kind of experience to its visitors. The giant Chinese fishing nets can be seen in the Fort Kochi beach. Strolling in the beaches during sunset is a thing one must do once in Kochi.

  • Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda 

    Kochi provides training of the ancient art forms like yoga and meditation in places like Kapil BhavanYoga and Cultural Centre. Rejuvenating mud therapy of
    Kerala Ayurveda is something that can refresh a tired and sullen soul.

  • Observe local art forms

    Ancient art forms like Kathakali and Kalaripayattu are performed and demonstrated in the cultural centres here. Once you are in Kochi you cannot afford to miss one of such performances.

So, what are you waiting for go ahead and indulge yourself in the fun filled sojourn to Kochi.  

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