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Location

Address:

Pearl Palace Hotel, YMCA junction, Chittoor road, Kochi, India 682011

Nearest airport:

Domestic: the Navy Airport, 5 minutes
International: Cochin, distance, 30 kilometres

Hotel location:

Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is the commercial capital of Kerala, a vibrant city on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic state of Kerala, also known as Queen of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway to Kerala.

Nearby attractions:

Marine Drive is a picturesque promenade in Kochi, an economically thriving part of the city, with several shopping malls and an important visitor destination in Kochi.

Basilica Church. Built originally by the Portuguese and elevated to a Cathedral by Pope Paul IV in 1558. Later the British demolished the structure and Bishop Dom Gomez Vereira commissioned a new building in 1887. Consecrated in 1905, Santa Cruz was proclaimed a Basilica by the Pope John Paul II in 1984. This magnificent church is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Kochi.

Fort Kochi is the historical part of the city and home to many visitor attractions, such as the cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, the Mattancherry Palace and the Santa Cruz Basilica.

St Francis Church. Originally built in 1503, this is the oldest European church in India, and has great historical significance as a witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent.

Kochi International Marina. Attached to the shoreline of the historic Bolgatty Palace Hotel in Bolgatty Island.

Bolgatty Island. One of the oldest existing Dutch palaces outside Holland, this quaint mansion, built in 1744, by Dutch traders, was later extended and lush green gardens were landscaped around it.

Jewish Synagogue. The oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations was built in 1568 by the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin. It is also referred to as the Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue.

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Pearl Palace,
Chittoor Road,
Ernakulam,

Cochin,

India
682 011   |  0844 8159833