Volvo Ocean Race | Race 2008-2009 | About Volvo Race | History | Picture Gallery | Schedule | Reports | Teams | Race In Kochi | News

About Kochi

Read more

Kochi (Cochin)..A city tucked in the beauty of coconut palms and endless blue waters is one of the important towns in South India, with a natural harbour. It is the commercial hub of Kerala. Kochi is a dynamic city with soaring land prices and rapidly industrialising suburbs. A trading port since Roman times, it lies on the main trade route between Europe and China. The town has three main parts-   Fort Kochi, Willingdon Island and Ernakulam. This city is home to the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth as well as numerous old churches and temples. Half the fun of visiting Kochi is moving around on local ferries...

Events at Race Village in Willingdon Island Kochi


There would be a flurry of hectic activities from 3rd December 2008, when the racing yachts arrive at Kochi till their departure on 13th December 2008.


» Ericsson - 4
» Telefonica Blue
» Volvo Ocean Race Inauguration Ceremony - Willingdon Island Kochi

Picture Gallery


Tourism in Kochi

» Places of Interest » Around Kochi
» Museum » Hotels
» Shopping » City Map
» Places of Worship » Beaches & Islands
» Restaurants » Entertainment

How To Reach Kochi

» By Air » By Train » By Road


» Pooyamkutty » Thattekkad » Siva Temple
» Kodanad » Bishop's House » Crocodile Ghat
» Koder House » Kaprikad » Illithode
» Boothathankettu » Paniyeli Poru