Private Guided Fort Kochi Tuk Tuk Tour by Tyndis

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Tyndis tuk tuk tour will take you to experience the rich culture and heritage of Fort Kochi and Mattancherry, which were under the colonial rule for more than 444 years. During this tour we will take you to a few unique places like Dhobi Khana (Manual Washing place of the washerman community), Freedom Struggle Prison, Spice Market etc. 500 Years of immigration has gifted Fort Kochi a deep sense of multiculturalism. At Least 32 communities live here speaking at least 16 languages.
Our Tyndis story telling driver Mr. Karthik born and brought up in Fort Kochi itself, Other than local history he is very passionate about football and fitness.
He has an experience of 10 years in storytelling, and you can hear a lot of unique stories about the locality from him

Additional Info

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Starts: Kochi, India
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Tyndis tuk tuk tour will take you to experience the rich culture and heritage of Fort Kochi and Mattancherry, which were under the colonial rule for more than 444 years. During this tour we will take you to a few unique places like Dhobi Khana (Manual Washing place of the washerman community), Freedom Struggle Prison, Spice Market etc. 500 Years of immigration has gifted Fort Kochi a deep sense of multiculturalism. At Least 32 communities live here speaking at least 16 languages.
Our Tyndis story telling driver Mr. Karthik born and brought up in Fort Kochi itself, Other than local history he is very passionate about football and fitness.
He has an experience of 10 years in storytelling, and you can hear a lot of unique stories about the locality from him

Itinerary
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Stop At: Church of Saint Francis, Old Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) India

St. Francis Church, in Fort Kochi, originally built in 1503.
One of the oldest European churches in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Fort Kochi Beach, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Tyndis Tuk Tuk Driver will take you to the fort kochi beach and explain the vast colonial history and the history of ancient trade through the Kochi Port.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

Legend has it that the famous Chinese explorer, Zheng He, introduced the Chinese Fishing Nets to the fishermen in Kochi over 500 years ago.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

This Basilica was built originally by Portuguese, spared by Dutch, later British commissioned a new building in 1887

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India

Also known as Dutch Palace and it was included in the tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. It was built by the Portuguese and gifted to the King of Kochi around 1555

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jain Temple, Gujarati Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682 002 India

The Jain Temple in Mattancherry is a place of worship for the Jains of Gujrat, who came to Kochi as traders.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cochin Spice Market, Kochi (Cochin) India

You can find huge varieties of the authentic spices available in Kerala, such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, fennel, fenugreek, turmeric etc

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Paradesi Synagogue, Jew Town Rd Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin) India

Built in 1568 on land donated to the Jews by the King of Kochi. It is now one of the oldest existing synagogues in Commonwealth Nations

Duration: 20 minutes



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