Ernakulam Tourist Destinations

Ernakulam district is situated in the middle of Kerala State and is the commercial capital of the state of Kerala and also one of the business metropolises in India. The name Ernakulam is derived from the Tamil word Erayanarkulam means abode of lord shiva. Cochin stock exchange, the corporation of Kochi and Kerala high court are situated in Ernakulam district. There are many tourists attraction spots are present in Ernakulam district. Fort Kochi is one of the tourist spots is situated in Ernakulam district. The Indo-Portuguese museum, Fort Kochi beach, Chinese Fishing nets are the main tourist attraction in fort Kochi. And also there are many landmarks and tourist spots present in Ernakulam district like marine drive Kochi, lulu international shopping mall, bolghatty and mangalavanam bird sanctuary are the major landmarks and tourist spots situated in Ernakulam district.

Travel Tips

  • Winter season is one of the best options to visit Ernakulam city and the crowdedness of city is less compared to other seasons.

  • There are many travel options are available to reach the Ernakulam but air or railway option is much better than other.
  • Explore all the tourist attractions like bolghatty palace, marine drive etc.

    How to Reach

    Here is the list of travel option to reach the Ernakulam district

    • By Air

    • The Cochin international airport is one of the travel options by air to reach the end connected to major cities all across India and the world

    • By Bus

    • The bus is one of the travel options to reach Ernakulam district. Ernakulam has the strong network of Kerala state transport corporation connects all the major cities of Kerala.

    • By Rail

    • The Ernakulam is well connected with all other railway station. Ernakulam south and north are the major railway's station present in Ernakulam city.

    • By Water

    • There are many Ferry service are available in Ernakulam to connect the cities and island. Water metro is one of the upcoming travel options that connect all the part of the cities.

    • Kochi metro

    • Kochi metro is one of the upcoming new travel options that connect all the major cities of Ernakulam


      Major tourist attraction and activities in Ernakulam

    • Fort Kochi Beach

    • Lulu International Shopping Mall

    • Marine Drive

    • Bolghatty Palace

    • Durbar hall ground

    • Aqua Tourism Puthu Vypin

    • Subash park near Boat jetty

    • Valarpadam Basilica church

    • Edapally St. George church edapally

    • Thriponithara Hill palace and Museme

    • Childrens Park near boat jetty

    • Mangalavanam bird sanctuary
    • Timings & Season

      Season and timings are always important for tourist to explore the place. The Climate in Ernakulam is always pretty good tourist can any time to visit but in October to March is the best season to visit in Ernakulam and crowdedness of the city is less in this season.


      Every place they have own history Ernakulam city is formed by the settlement of humans and the word Ernakulam is coming from the Tamil word Erayanarkulam means abode of lord shiva. Fort Kochi is one of the historical importance places in Ernakulam district like Dutch cemetery, Vasco da Gama square, Mattenchery Palace, Jain temple etc.

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    Destinations & Attractions in Ernakulam District

    Jewish Synagogue

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    Mattancherry Palace

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    Vasco House

    Vasco House is one of the oldest Portuguese house fort is said to be the house of Vasco Da Gama.Check out our visitor guide to learn more about this Vasco House in Kochi.

    Children's Science Park

    The Children's Science Park in Kochi is an interesting place for relaxing, playing and also exploring various science theories. This is a perfect local picnic area, which combines science, learning and entertainment in a single destination.


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    M.N.F. Gallery

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    Museum of Kerala History

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    Willingdon Island

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    Hill Palace Museum

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    Vallarpadam Church

    Vallarpadam Church is one of most visited piligramage spot in kerala,it is also called as "The church of our lady ransom" It is located in Vallarpadam, Ernakulam. This article provides you more details about Vallarpadam Church.

    Chinese Fishing Nets

    Chinese fishing(cheena vala) nets become one of main tourist attraction in kochi .The sight of the Chinese nets during the sunset is beautiful .Read Here to know More about Chinese Fishing Nets Kochi, Photos.

    Santa Cruz Basilica Church

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    St. Francis Church

    St. Francis Church is the one of the oldest church in india .it is famous for architecture and ambience.This article provides complete details about St. Francis Church.

    Bolgatty Palace

    Bolgatty Palace is built by dutch. Now the palace is a heritage hotel and resort managed by KTDC. Read more about the visiting hours, details of Bolgatty Palace, hotel and accommodation etc.

    Vasco Da Gama Square

    Vasco Da Gama Square is the best place to watch fishermen use chinese fishing nets. Check out our visitor guide to learn more about this Vasco Da Gama Square in Kochi

    Thani Illam

    Thani Illam, originally known as Thannikkat Illam is a heritage structure located in Ernakulam, Kerala. Check out our visitor guide to learn more about this Thani Illam in Kerala.

    Thakur House

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    Bharanikuzhi Waterfalls

    Bharanikuzhi Waterfalls is a small local picnic spot, located within the forest area of Malayattoor Forest Division. It is located adjacent to the Malayattoor - Kurisumudy pilgrim centre.

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