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  • Address: Vasco da Gama Square, Fort Cochin, India

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Chinese Fishing Nets Tours

Fort Cochin’s Chinese Fishing Nets have been a beach installation for centuries, well before the coming of the Portuguese colonizers.

It’s thought that the nets were introduced to this coastal area by the legendary Chinese explorer Zheng He, way back in the early 15th century.

The nets are permanent horizontal structures, lowered and raised by a network of cantilevered ropes, bamboo poles, and balancing weights and pulleys. Teams of up to six fishermen operate the nets, but the catch is usually quite modest.

For the best views, come at dusk with your camera to capture that quintessential shot of Kerala’s fishing nets and calm seas backlit by the setting sun. If you’re feeling hungry, you can buy freshly netted fish and crabs, and have them cooked up for your dinner at a roadside stall.

Practical Info

The Chinese Fishing Nets line the sands north of Fort Cochin Beach and the town’s historic churches, off River Road.

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Location: Kochi, India
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

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Kochi Heritage Walking Tour, Kochi, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Kochi Heritage Walking Tour

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Location: Kochi, India
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

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Full-Day Private Custom Kochi Shore Excursion, Kochi, Half-day Tours
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Full-Day Private Custom Kochi Shore Excursion

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Private Tour: Full-Day Kochi Tour Including Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, and Folklore Museum

Enjoy this private day tour of Kochi with your guide and learn about its culture, heritage and religion, by visiting the St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, ...  Read more

Location: Kochi, India
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Location: Kochi, India
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Mein Schiff 5 Special Kochi Shore Excursion: Backwater Houseboat Tour and Fort Kochi, Kochi, ... 
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Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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