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Between the clamour of this and that invasion by some or the other raider, we forget that India was once a mighty sea-faring nation. The testament to this is Kochi – which houses an indigenous port that has seen commercial operations for more than 600 years.

Kochi is truly a cultural melting pot. The city has been a host to the Greeks, Romans, Jews, Arabs and the Chinese since ancient times. The medieval period saw another wave of European visitors, each trying to mould it into the image of their own country. Over the centuries, it has been nick-named Mini England, Homely Holland and Little Lisbon.

Modern Kochi (or Cochin as the colonizers called it) is the inheritor if all these diverse influences – whether cultural or religious. Synagogues and m + more about Kochi

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