Mezmerizing Bollywood location – Kochi

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Kochi “The queen of Arabian sea” has featured in many Bollywood and Malayalam movies. Some of the movies shot at Kochi includes:

  1. Karwaan
  2. Chef
  3. Yes Boss
  4. Baagi
  5. Madras Cafe

Location: Kerala, India

Destination type : Leisure destination

History of Kochi

  1. In 1664 Dutch established the municipality of Fort Kochi which was the first municipality in Indian subcontinent
  2. In ancient times Greeks, Romans, Jews, Chinese etc used to trade with Kochi through Muziris port
  3. Portuguese navigator, Pedro Álvares Cabral founded the first European settlement in India at Kochi in 1500
  4. The Dutch rule over Cochin lasted from 1663 to 1795
  5. Harbour engineer Robert Bristow was brought to Kochi in 1920 under the direction of Lord Willingdon, to build a port

Activities for tourists at Kochi

  1. Visit Fort Kochi where the movies Madras cafe and Baagi were shot
  2. Go for a boating to Bolgatty palace where Yes Boss was filmed
  3. Visit Hill Palace which is one of the most famous shooting location for Malayalam movies
  4. Enjoy the streets where Saif Ali Khan movie Ch was shot
  5. Visit Dutch Palace

How to reach there


Cochin ( Nedumbasseri ) International Airport is the nearest airport 37 kms away. It is connected to:

  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Sharjah
  4. Bangalor
  5. Kuwait
  6. Dubai
  7. Colombo
  8. Singapore etc.


Ernakulam Junction railway station is the nearest railway station. There are trains to major cities of India like :

  1. NewDelhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Pune
  4. Bangalore
  5. Chennai
  6. Kolkotta etc from Ernakulam Junction


Best time to visit Kochi are winter months November to February

Season Average temperature
Winter season (November to February) 23°C to 32°C
Summer season (March to May) 25°C to 33°C


Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Athirappally(65 kms away)
  2. Alappuzha ( Aleppey 60 kms away)
  3. Kumarakom( 55kms away)
  4. Munnar ( 133 kms away)
  5. Kodungalloor ( Muziris 34 kms away)

Some hotels in Kochi with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Hotel South Regency

Orion Holidays

The Blooms Cochin

Time Square Hotel

Sidra Pristine Hotel & Portico Halls

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