Kochi, earlier known as Cochin is a spectacular, green port city on the South-West coast of India. This city is better known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’ has been notably known as a major trade centre especially for Indian spices to other countries of the world. The magnificence of Kochi does not confine here. It has established itself to be the financial, industrial and commercial capital of Kerala. The city has the highest GDP per capita and is also industrially highly advanced.
Some of the iconic destinations in the city of Kochi keep people fixated by their charm. Vembanad Rail Bridge- the longest railway bridge in India, Kochi International Marina- India’s only marina, Santa Cruz Basilica at fort Kochi- one of the 8 Basilicas in India, Lulu Mall- India’s largest shopping mall, Marine Drive and a lot more to see in Kochi drives people in huge numbers here. The city has huge tech parks with some of the best tech companies releasing hi-tech projects.
Fun Fact: Since the 14th Century, Kochi has been an important spice trading center on the west coast of India, connecting the mainland to the rest of the world and known as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea.”