Kochi is also known as Cochin as well as often called Ernakulam that means mainland part of the city. Kochi city is also classified as the tier 2 city by the Government of India. Plus, Kochi is also known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’. It is since the 14th century that Kochi is a significant spice trading center on the west coast of India. Most of all, Kochi secures the first position in the total number of international as well as domestic tourist arrivals in Kerala. Kochi is also the home to so many reputed and significant brands like Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy, High Court of Kerala and Lakshadweep, Cochin University of Science and Technology, National Law School and The National University of Advanced Legal Studies
Theology and Culture
Having a multi-cultural identity, Kochi is endowed with a number of folks that belong to different backgrounds. There is a mix of people from different countries consisting Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, Hindus, Christians, Buddhists and Konkanis. Taking this multi-ethnic diaspora hand-in-hand, Kochi rejoices with great passion festivals of Kerala like Onam and Vishu amongst the North Indian festivals like Holi and Diwali. Talking about the cuisines of Kochi, there is generally Keralite cuisine where there is a profusion of coconut and spices. The famous foods and meals of Kerala that are lip-smacking are inclusive of Sadya, The Tangy Rasam, Avial, Appam, Puttu, Banana chips, Jack fruit chips, Tapioca Chips, Idiyappam, Payasam as well as Tapioca And Fish Curry.
Markets And Shopping Complexes
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