Chinese Fishing Nets

Top 1% of attractions in Kerala
8 / 10

4 expert reviews

“The precarious-looking bamboo and wood structures hovering like cranes over the waterfront are Kochi's famous Chinese fishing nets”

– Fodor's

"Fresh seafood is available, many times a day, at any of multiple food stalls behind the Chinese Fishing Nets, run by enthusiastic fishing folk, some of them in aprons" Full review
Be sure to fix the price for the seafood chosen before you sit down to dine.
Lonely Planet
"The unofficial emblems of Kerala’s backwaters, and perhaps the most photographed, are the half dozen or so giant cantilevered Chinese fishing nets on Fort Kochi's northeastern shore." Full review
"Said to have been introduced by traders from the court of Kublai Khan, these cantilevered nets, set up on teak and bamboo poles, are physical remnants of Fort Kochi's ancient trade with the Far East." Full review

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