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Cochin Map, India

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Cochin Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Cochin with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Cochin useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Cochin!

Cochin History

Beauty of sunset at sea shoreThe most credible theory, however, seems to be the one that suggests that the name Kochi is an adaptation of the word 'Kaci' denoting ‘harbor’. Following the flooding of the Periyar River in 1340 AD (which totally ravaged the world famous port at Kodugallur (Cranganore)), the natural harbor of Kochi developed into a trading hub (being closest to Cranganore it was the obvious choice). read more

Cochin Sightseeing

Beautiful backwaters of CochinBesides the Jewish synagogue, the Mattancherry area has a beautiful Jain temple. Feeding pigeons is a practice that the temple-authorities have been following religiously for the last 17 years. Thirumala Devaswom Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara is also located in Mattancherry. read more

Cochin Travel Guide

Beautiful backwaters of CochinCochin, now known as Kochi is the industrial heart of Kerala in India. It justifies its title of ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’. Situated at the south west coast of India, this city has a rich cultural blends and a coastline of exotic natural beauty. The city has a lot of economic significance because of its port at Arabian Sea. read more

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