Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Kochi

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Kochi is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Kochi a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Kochi.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Kochi:

  1. Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple

    #1 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Chottanikkara, Nedumkandam, Kerala 685553

    Timings: 04:00 am - 08:45 pm Details

    Chottanikkara Bhagavathy temple is the most famous temple in Kochi. Two main deities are presiding here which can be seen in Melekkavu and Keezkkavu. Rajarajeswari is presiding in Melkkavu. Keezhkkavu...Read more

  2. Kashi Art Gallery

    #2 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Kashi Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: Burgar St, Fort Nagar, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Rightly called the pioneer initiative in revival of art in Kerala, the Kashi Art gallery is a down to earth gallery with big dreams. Host to a number of interesting exhibitions, the art gallery is a u...Read more

  3. Kerala Folklore Museum

    #3 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Kerala Folklore Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Sculpture

    Address: Pandit Karuppan Road, Near Thevara Ferry Junction, Kochi, Kerala 682013, India

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Everything in this museum is a treasure celebrating Kerala and its heritage, including the building itself. Combining the architectural styles of Malabar, Cochin and Travancore, the museum was imagine...Read more

  4. Santa Cruz Basilica

    #4 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Santa Cruz Basilica

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Santa Cruz Rd, Fort Nagar, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Roman Catholic Basilica of Santa Cruz is a colossal cathedral with a dominant Gothic presence in the form of a facade flanked by two huge towers. At the top of the main altar is a striking paintin...Read more

  5. Jew Town

    #5 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Jew Town

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Market, Neighborhoods , Old Town

    Address: Anavathil, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Jew Town is famous for the antique shops all along its sides. The Jew Town is a narrow street between Mattancherry Palace and the Synagogue. This is a wonderful place to hang out. It’s clean and...Read more

  6. Paradesi Synagogue

    #6 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Paradesi Synagogue

    Tags: Synagogue

    Address: Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Paradesi Synagogue, in a corner of Jew Town, is more than a hundred years old and houses many rare antiques. The synagogue, that woos many visitors, adds to the quaint charm of Mattancherry. The w...Read more

  7. Vallarpadam Church

    #7 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Vallarpadam Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Vallarpadam Church Rd, Vallarpadam, Ernakulam, Kerala 682504, India

    Timings: 06:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Built by the Portuguese in 1524, this church is dedicated to the Holy Mary of Vallarpadam, also known as 'Vallarapadath Amma'. The first church was destroyed by floods, so they built this one in 1676....Read more

  8. St. Francis Church

    #8 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    St. Francis Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    St. Francis Church is India's earliest European church. Built by the Portuguese in the early 1500's, this wooden church with its simple whitewashed facade became the model for later churches. It was d...Read more

  9. Hill Palace Of Tripunithura

    #9 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Hill Palace Of Tripunithura

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Hill Palace Rd, Karingachira, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam, Kerala 682301

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Hill Palace is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala, near Tripunithura. Built in 1865, the Palace complex consists of 49 buildings in the traditional architectural style, spreading across ...Read more

  10. Greenix Village

    #10 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Greenix Village

    Tags: Art And Culture

    Address: Calvathy Rd, Kunnumupuram, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001

    Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Greenix Village is a cultural art centre promoting Kerala's varied art forms under a single roof. This cultural art centre also houses an art gallery restaurant, a curio shop, book shop & vignette...Read more

  11. Ernakulam Shiva Temple

    #11 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Ernakulam Shiva Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Durbar Hall Rd, Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kerala 682011, India

    Timings: 04:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Lord Shiva is Kochi's protector diety and this temple, one of the most frequented in the city, is dedicated to him. The temple, like the idol inside, faces west, towards the Ernakulam backwaters. Ther...Read more

  12. Cgh Earth - David Hall

    #12 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Cgh Earth - David Hall

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Cafe, Workshop

    Address: 1/264, Opp. Parade Ground,, Fort Kochi, Kochi, KL 682001, India

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    It's thought this beautiful bungalow was made from the remains of demolished churches sometime between 1670 and 1690, after the Dutch razed Portuguese constructs. These days it serves as a gallery of ...Read more

  13. Jain Temple

    #13 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Jain Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Jain Temple Rd, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India

    Timings: 05:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Unlike most other religious sites in the city, this temple is quite new, built only about a century ago in 1904. Its architecture was inspired by the temples in Gujarat. It is an elegant and simple bu...Read more

  14. Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple

    #14 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Sree Venkateshwara Mandiram Road, Kottakakom, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam, Kerala 682301, India

    Timings: 03:45 am - 08:30 pm Details

    They say if a childless couple were to come pray at this temple the Lord Vishnu will bless them with a child. The temple is also famous for the various festivals celebrated here around the year, in pa...Read more

  15. Kaduthuruthy Shiva Temple

    #15 of 22 Art and Cultural Attractions in Kochi
    Kaduthuruthy Shiva Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Kappumthala Rd, Kaduthuruthy, Kerala 686604, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Usually if a temple is dedicated to Shiva, the Goddess Parvati gets a shrine too. This particular Shiva Temple is a Thali, a temple where the dedication is to Lord Shiva only, and Parvati is absent. T...Read more

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