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Location

Phil's Residency's Address: 

Kunnumpuram Road, Fort Kochi, Ernakulam, 682001

Nearest airport:

Domestic/International: Cochin International Airport, 37 kilometres

Hotel location:

Kochi, formerly known as Cochin is in the west coast state of Kerala – it is often called the Queen of the Arabian Sea, with a wonderful natural harbour. It was the centre of the spice trade for hundreds of years, and is now one of India’s most popular destinations with a range of historic and cultural attractions as well as proximity to wonderful beaches and natural features.

Nearby attractions:

Backwaters of Kochi is a chain of lagoons and lakes parallel to the Arabian Sea coast (known as the Malabar Coast) of Kerala.

Marine Drive is a picturesque promenade in Kochi with several shopping malls and views of the sun rising and setting over the sea.

Fort Kochi, on the Fort Kochi/Mattancherry peninsula, is the historical part of the city and home to many tourist attractions, such as the cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, the Mattancherry Palace and theSanta Cruz Basilica.

Pazhoor, Piravom Hill Palace is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala, built in 1865, it consists of 49 buildings across 54 acres with archaeological museum, a heritage museum, a deer park, a prehistoric park and a children's park.

Mattancherry Palace, also known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, features Kerala murals depicting Hindu temple art, portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is a floodlit stadium for international cricket and football.

Jewish Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth, built in 1568 by the Malabar Yehudan people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.

Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, a church built originally by the Portuguese and elevated to a Cathedral by Pope Paul IV in 1558.

Bolgatty Palace is of the oldest existing Dutch palaces outside Holland, built in 1744 with green gardens all around it.

Athirappilly Falls is in Thrissur district (60 kilometres from Kochi). Forest wildlife includes the Asiatic elephant, tiger, leopard, bison, sambar, and lion-tailed macaque. At Athirappilly Falls, the water cascades down in three separate plumes.

Cherai Beach, 30 kilometres from Kochi, this 15 kilometre-long golden beach is perfect for swimming and sunbathing.

Kalady is a popular pilgrim centre, the birthplace of Sri Adi Sankara, one of India's foremost philosopher-saints.

Bhoothathankettu dam and tourist site and bird sanctuary in the village of Pindimana, about 50 kilometres from Kochi.

Chottanikkara Temple is a famous Hindu Temple, where Chottanikara Magam, a famous religious festival is held.

Kadamattom Jacobite Church, one of the most famous churches in India, built around the 10th century AD in Indo-Persian architecture.

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Phils Residency,
Kunnumpuram Road,
Fort Kochi,

Cochin,

India
682001   |  0844 8159833