travel42 Port Guide: Kochi

Kochi travel42 Port of Call Guide

Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi, India is home to beautiful lagoons, lakes, islands and greenery that offer a lovely setting for a stay of a few nights.

Located 670 mi/1,080 km southeast of Mumbai, Kochi was once visited by King Solomon, and it was the intended destination of Christopher Columbus, who thanks to the wind actually landed a few miles north along the coast at a place called Calicut (now Kozhikode). A marker denotes the spot where he actually arrived on shore on 20 M...

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