Industrial visit in the Queen of Arabian Sea i. Cochin will be a memorable experience, Cochin is the major port city of Kerala, Kochi is the commercial capital of Kerala. Major industries in the region includes Ship building, pesticides, rare earth elements, rubber processing chemicals, fertilisers, zinc and chromium compounds, and leather products. The earliest dating places in coimbatore history of Kochi kingdom is traced to the last Perumal of the second Chera Dynasty, Rama Varma Kulashekara Perumal in the 12th century.
Chinese and Arab traders are believed to have been the first traders to this port, heralding a wave of subsequent visitors, the Portuguese, Dutch and British, who brought in the era of colonial power to the region. Kochi was able to offer in abundance the best of spices to the world, a reputation that continues to this day. In addition to spices, the voyagers also coveted the fine ivory, sandalwood, perfumes and gold that came to this market town. At one point nothing but a small fishing village, the destiny of Kochi changed in 1341, with the flooding of the Periyar River, which rendered the then popular Kodungallur ineffective. Among many repercussions of this event was the creation of a natural harbour at Kochi. It was Sir Robert Bristow, an experienced harbour engineer who came to Kochi in 1920 who was responsible for the modernization of Kochi harbour.
The city is now the proud owner of one of the most beautiful ports of the country that is the biggest in Kerala and is also one of the premier industrial trading and commercial centres of southern India. Indo-Portuguese Museum: Built by the Portuguese in 1506 as a residence for their Governor. Our Lady’s Convent, Palluruthy, Thoppumpady: Tel: 2230508. Museum of Kerala History, Edapally: Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Cherai Beach: Bordering Vypeen Island, it is about 26 Km from Ernakulam city via Goshree Bridge an dis a great place for dolphin spotting and swimming. SNC Maritime Museum: In the Southern Naval Command, Naval Base.
Set up in 1989 to display the various maritime activities of the Indian Naval forces. Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy: The Maharaja of Cochin once held his durbar here. How would you like to travel? Kochi is connected by Air India and private airlines with major cities. Ernakulam is connected by rail with all major cities in India. SPORTS’ operates tours from Kochi to the Lakshadweep Islands from Mid-September to Mid-May. Contact: Asst General Manager, SPORTS, Lakshadweep Office, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Tel: 2668387, Fax: 2668647.EnableInternalCSP_request