Family and Kids in Kochi

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Maritime Museum

    Family and Kids

    Step into the Maritime Museum, located within the premises of the INS Dronacharya, the Navy’s gunnery and missile school in Fort Kochi, and you will find that the structure itself is a museum piece.  Set up in two fortified ammunition bunkers built before World War II, the museum evokes wonder and admiration. The history is unraveled before you at the museum not only through the mode...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    The Renai Cochin

    Family and Kids

    The Renai Cochin is one of the best luxury hotels in Kochi that offers world class service and comfort to its guests. This is a landmark hotel that offers a boutique style stay experience along with personalized attention. Its wining and dining culture is also of best quality and delight to the guests. From local delicacies to the choicest cuisines from around the world, its restaurants serve a...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

    Bird Watching

    Right in the centre of Kochi, behind the High Court, this mangrove conservation area is often called the green lung of Kochi. Not everyone finds it interesting, but if you're a birder, there is no better attraction in the city. Birds both migratory and local are commonly sighted here, about 32 species altogether. There are also animals local to the sanctuary, including the Indian Flying-fox, Th...Read more
  4. Amazing Kochi attraction for kids
    Kuzhupilly Beach

    Beach

    This is technically just one section of an incredibly long beach facing the Arabian sea in the Ernakulam area. Almost everyone comes to the beach for the sole reason of catching the sunset. There is a small village here of the same name where you might find something to eat. You could also just wander the streets there. Further down the beach is a small resort. The beach is part of the Vypin is...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

    Family and Kids

    Originally constructed as a football stadium, it has played host to a number of international cricket and football matches. The extensive grounds of the stadium serve as venue for important exhibitions, cinema events and political rallies in the city. The architecture of the stadium is unique compared to other stadia in India. A visitor to this stadium can almost visualize the adrenaline that r...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Kochi
    Karingachira Church

    Family and Kids

    Also known as the St. George Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, this ancient church was built almost 13 centuries ago in 722AD. It is possibly one of the first churches in India! It was established after the prominent Syrian Christian family Maliackel family had to find a place to bury a member of their family and needed to build a church around the location of the burial. On the 3rd of December, the c...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Heritage Arts Antique Store

    Family and Kids

    This antique shop, which claims to be one of the largest in the country, is right next to the spice market in Jew Town. Its offerings are certainly impressive - furniture, metalworks, jars, figurines, lamps, paintings, clocks and masks. It's the kind of store you might expect to find a genie lamp. The atmosphere is that of a gallery or a small but carefully curated museum. Some complain the pri...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Dutch Cemetery

    Family and Kids

    Behind an unassuming looking gate near Fort Kochi beach is this unexpected attraction. Buried in the cemetery are 104 Dutch merchants and soldiers from centuries ago. It is a dilapidated looking place, and the cenotaphs and tombs made from granite and red laterite have not aged well. The gates are usually locked, but there are two ways to enter. Either you might spot the caretaker and be lucky ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Thrikkakara Temple

    Family and Kids

    Not far from Kochi, in the village of Thrikkakara, is an unusual temple. It is one of the very few in India to be dedicated to Lord Vamana. Thought to be around two thousand years old, it is said this temple is the origin of the Onam Festival celebrated in August and September. Indeed, it contains records of the earliest mention of the Onam festival, in 861 AD. The main idol here is of Maha Vis...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Chittoor Sree Krishnaswamy Temple

    Family and Kids

    This 13th century temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Architecturally it is classically Keralite, with a roof of copper plates in pyramid shape. Besides the idol of Lord Krishna, there are also idols of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh. Outside the main temple, near the gate, there is a shrine to Lord Hanuman. The temple was founded by a powerful family, the Cheranelloor Swaroopam, but was later tak...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Queens Walkway

    Family and Kids

    This 1.8 kilometre pathway from Goshree bridge to Chathiath Church is the city's newest attraction. It used to be just a narrow footpath but the local municipality invested money to extend the walkway out over the waters, add bench and high lights, and to landscape the land. It is definitely pretty around here at sunset, but it remains to be seen if it will become popular.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Family and Kids

    This Sikh temple is the only one not just in Kochi, but in all of Kerala. It was established in 1975, after an earlier one had to be demolished. It is an important community gathering centre of the Sikhs in the state. Like all gurdwaras it has a free community kitchen and a Durbar hall. All are welcome to eat and pray. On the platform is the holy text of the Sikh religion, the Sri Guru Granth S...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    The Shri Krishna Cafe

    Family and Kids

    Looking for a vegetarian restaurant when in Kochi? If yes, then the Shri Krishna Cafe in Kochi is a must-visit place for you. Promising to treat you to a traditional family dining experience, The Shri Krishna Cafe caters to people craving tasty vegetarian food at reasonable prices. Speedy service and hygienic food ensure that nobody who visits this restaurant goes back hungry or disappointed!
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Fort House Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    What makes Fort House Restaurant a spectacular place is the remarkable location at which it is situated. Being a waterfront restaurant, this place offers panoramic views. You just cannot find any flaw in the ambience, service, food, drinks, and cleanliness. Prepared using fresh ingredients, all the dishes offered at this place are mouth-watering. You got to try the typical Keralite cuisine when...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Oceanos Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    One of the coziest restaurants in the Elphinstone Road area, Oceanos Restaurant is a popular dinner place in Fort Kochi. The friendly and accommodating staff make dining here a memorable experience. The exquisite food and the ornate interiors make this restaurant a favorite one among foodies. Though the menu caters to a niche audience, the wonderful flavors make up for the relatively less numbe...Read more