HOLIDAY IN COCHIN, THE "QUEEN OF THE ARABIAN SEA"
A port city since the 6th century B.C., Cochin is sometimes called "Queen of the Arabian Sea" because it's so beautiful. Explore the area's religious sites, such as the Church of St. Francis and the Jewish Synagogue. Mattancheri Palace, originally built by the Portuguese as a gift for the Raja of Cochin, houses a museum. After your sightseeing, savour a meal of chicken tikka makhanwalla or an Indian coffee - mixed with steaming milk.Download An Explorer Guide +