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Vasco da Gama Square

vasco da gama square

The Vasco da Gama Square in Cochin is a place for cultural and social reunion. It is a narrow promenade by the beach and also a prominent tourist destination in Cochin. An ideal place to spend an evening. One could see fishermen operating the Chinese fishing nets, in the backdrop of the sun set- a picturesque image. The true Kochi flvaour seafood is available at the numerous outlets along the beach. Delicious tender coconut is also available.

It is about 15 km away from the city centre.

vasco da gama square
Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala, the last port of Vasco Da Gama, where you will find synagogues, mosques, churches and temples side by side, is a place with a fascinating history. The huge cantilevered fishing net, the Chinese fishing nets, seen here is a legacy of its spellbinding past. The nets, set up on teak and bamboo poles, were brought by one of the first visitors to the Malabar Coast, the traders from the court of Kublai Khan.



The St.Francis Church is located at a stone throw distance from this square. This church is famous for preserving the remains of Vasco da Gama, the first European explorer to reach the shores of India via Kochi. The mortal remains were later taken to Portugal.

vasco da gama square
The long walk along the shore starts from this square right upto the Fort Kochi Beach and is lined by stall selling curios, fish, etc. An ideal place to watch fishermen use these nets is the Vasco da Gama square, a narrow promenade along the beach. The square, which has numerous stalls serving fresh delicious seafood, tender coconut and so on, is also perfect for a nice, relaxed evening.



Taste the true flavors of Cochin at the Vasco da Gama Square. The Square will provide you with a wide variety of delicacies laid out in the innumerable stalls. So, taste the tender coconut or sink you teeth into the fresh and delicious sea food at the Vasco da Gama Square in Cochin.

The Vasco da Gama Square in Cochin has all the ingredients for a perfect evening out. Take out your beloved for a walk or spend an evening with your family and enjoy everything Vasco da Gama Square has to offer.


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