Cochin, The Queen of The Arabian Sea is truly an amazing place to visit. Her geographical positioning and natural resources give her an enchanting look that cannot be compared with any other. The town has grown to be a key hub for trade and cultural exchange being able to contain people of all walks of life. With a climate that is warm in summer and mild in winter Cochin offers an ideal holiday spot for all.
The thriving Cochin economy facilitates the accommodation of visitors in all kinds of hotels (all good though!) giving competitive rates and discounts when in off season. The services provided range from fully air conditioned suites which are well furnished. The hotels range from me star hotels to the most opulent five stars. There are also considerably cheap tourist lodges which provide the basic services and facilities which comprise furnished apartments.
Hotel Abad Atrium
First class hotels such as Abad Airport, Abad Atrium Hilton, Gokulam Park Inn, Presidency, Rennaisance and Le Meridien are adept at catering for visitors needs making their stay memorable. The budget hotels of White House, Abad Metro, hotel Mermaid and Abad Fort are most welcoming for a comfortable stay and the luxury hotels of Taj Malabar and Taj Presidency are fashioned to appeal to the high since of class of the high and mighty. All these and many more are specially built to give comfortable abode and shelter and free visitors to tour the great wonders in Cochin to their satisfaction.
The places to visit revolve around great sightseeing venues like the Bolgatty Island originally built by the Dutch and once was home to the British resident and offers peaceful sceneries and a wonderful display of vegetation.Chennamangalam area is full of history having been a Jewish colony. A lot of handloom weaving and manufacturing of coir takes place here.
The Mattancherry Palace is a haven of beauty created by the Portuguese and handed over to the locals a sign of goodwill .A lot of historic artifacts and arts are showcased in this palace in a most alluring fashion and are a must see for everyone. St. Francis Church is an old relic of the 1500’s built by the Portuguese and is said to be the oldest church structure in all of India. Vasco da Gamma was buried here for 14 years before being taken back to his homeland. This place contains early Portuguese inscriptions and other historic wonders that offer great lessons of years gone by.