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Location

Address:

Princess Street, Fort Cochin, Cochin, Kerala, 682 001

Nearest airport:

Domestic/International: Cochin, 45 kilometres

Hotel location:

Spice Fort is a heritage boutique hotel in the heart of Fort Cochin, on Princess Street, the residence of the famous Jewish Koder family. The state of Kerala is on the south-western tip of India, and is one of country’s most popular visitor destinations.

Nearby attractions:

Guided tours can be arranged to visitor attractions including:

The Cochin harbour. One of the most fascinating harbours in the world – where you can watch the sun set over the Arabian Sea.

Fort Cochin. Here you can watch Kathakali, one of the oldest dance forms of this subcontinent.

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 the Santa Cruz Basilica.

St. Francis Church. Built in 1503, this is the oldest European church in India.

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.

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

Museum of Kerala History at NH Edappally

Hill Palace, near Tripunithura. The largest archaeological museum in Kerala. It was the administrative office of Kochi Rajas, built in 1865 and consists of 49 buildings in the traditional architectural style, spread across 54 acres. The complex has an archaeological Museum, a Heritage Museum, a Deer Park, a prehistoric park and a children's park.

Pallipuram Fort. Built by the Portuguese in 1503, it is the oldest existing European fort in India. This fort is in the northern extremity of the Vypeen island Backwaters of Kochi, a chain of lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast of Kerala.

Cherai Beach. On the Vypin Islan, this stunning beach is just 30 km from Kochi. The 15 km long golden beach is shallow, and attracts swimming and sunbathing.

Paliam Palace,Chendamangalam. The Palace, 42 km from Kochi, is over 450 years old and houses a collection of historic documents and relics.

Kodanad Elephant Centre. 42 km north of Cochin - it has now been converted into a rescue training centre for stranded baby elephants and wounded elephants.

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Spice Fort,
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Fort Cochin,

Cochin,

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