05 août 2011

Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi, Cochin

Chinese Fishing Nets  Fort Kochi Beach lined with Chinese Fishing nets is a major touristic spot of Cochin. The Vasco-da-gama square is crowded with tourists & locals to get the spectacular sight of these nets at sunset.History reveals that Cochin had trade links with China & Arab Countries for more than 2000 years. These Fishing Nets (Cheena Vala) were introduced by Chinese explorer Zheng He in the 14th centuary, during the reign of Kublai Khan.These cantilevered nets are erected on the land. They are made of... [Lire la suite]
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