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Chinese Fishing Net

Chinese Fishing Nets

Chinese traders from the court of Kublai Khan are believed to have introduced these huge cantilevered fishing nets in the late14th century. The nets are built of teak wood and bamboo poles. They can best be seen at sunset, on the north end of the promontory, a few metres from Fort Kochi, or from a boat tour of the harbour. Vasco da Gama square just behind the nets is an idle place to sit and savour the delicious seafood freshly caught in the nets, catered by the stalls here.

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  By :  Karem CP smiley
  Mar 1, 2013 8:11:24 PM | Chalissery Reply to this Comment/ Review
why chineese fishing net is most attractive of foreigners ?