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Attending the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018, Fort Kochi

Duration
2 Days
Budget Per Person
₹ 3,000
Trip Taken
March, 2019
Destinations
Kochi

Day 1

Day 2

Day 1: Checking in, Renting a Bike and First Day of the Biennale

Checked into Our Stay - Zostel, Fort Kochi > Rented Our Bicycles!! - Fort Cochin Cycling Tour, Kerala > Went to See the Chinese Fishing Nets > Had Lunch at Forte Kochi Hotel's Restaurant > ...

Checked into Our Stay - Zostel, Fort Kochi

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. It is located in the northern part of Fort Kochi.
2. Check-in starts from 12 PM, but you can leave your bags at the counter and go explore Fort Kochi, if you arrive early.

Rented Our Bicycles!! - Fort Cochin Cycling Tour, Kerala
4.0 /5

Time Spent: 4 Hours

Cost: 4250

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. Here is one cycling tour that you can take to go sightseeing in Fort Kochi.
2. If you choose to cycle on your own, you will find rentals all over Fort Kochi. We found a few near the Zostel.

Went to See the Chinese Fishing Nets
3.7 /5

Time Spent: 30 Mins

Timings: 24 hrs

Cost: No Entry Fee

Joysurjya Hagjer says

We rode our cycles to the Fishing Net Areas in Fort Kochi. You can sit nearby. There is a lot of shade under the large tree canopy.

Had Lunch at Forte Kochi Hotel's Restaurant

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. There is indoor seating and outdoor seating by the pool.
2. The menu is expansive and buffet is served as well everyday.

Aspinwall House - Primary Venue for the Biennale 2018

Time Spent: 2-3 Hours

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. This was the primary venue for the entire event. Many exhibitions were present here.

Some Souvenir Shopping at Princess Street Kochi
3.2 /5

Time Spent: 1 Hour

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. Lot's of small shops selling clothing, souvenirs, jewellery.
2. Be sure to do some bargaining.

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Dinner at Kashi Art Cafe

Time Spent: 1-2 Hours

Timings: 8:30 AM to 10 PM

Cost: INR 600

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. A cute little cafe. It was one of the mini-venues for the Biennale as well. 2. Seating can be limited.
3. The food is decently priced.

Day 2: Great Food, Some more Biennale and Sightseeing in Fort Kochi

Breakfast at Loafer's Corner Cafe - The Best Breakfast We Ever Had!!

Joysurjya Hagjer says

1. It is located right near Princess Street.
Seating is limited so be sure to be early.
The quality of the food is exceptional and is very filling.

Went to Mahatma Gandhi Beach

Time Spent: 30 Mins

Joysurjya Hagjer says

A small rocky beach. We walked along the pier for a while. It can be quite windy so becareful along the edges.

Visited More Exhibitions of the Biennale

Joysurjya Hagjer says

We Spent another 2 Hours visiting some of the museums and photo galleries.

Sightseeing and Shopping at Jew Town

Time Spent: 2-3 Hours

Joysurjya Hagjer says

Another touristy part of town. Here there were some smaller exhibits, part of the Biennale. Many local handicraft and souvenir stores are located here. The Jewish Synagogue is also located here.

Late Lunch at Mocha Art Cafe

Time Spent: 1-2 Hours

Joysurjya Hagjer says

We enjoyed a hearty lunch here as it was a bit late. The ambience is nice with lots of natural lighting. The food is hearty although slightly on the expensive side.

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