Your tour starts with a visit to the former Maharajah of Kochi’ Hill Palace & Kerala Folklore Museum and Theater. Afterward, we will drive over to Fort Cochin to begin a historical tour of Old Cochin. We start with a visit to the Dutch Palace (closed on Friday) followed by the Jewish synagogue (closed on Friday afternoon & Saturday). Afterward, we will visit the Dutch Cemetery which was constructed in the year 1724. The Indo-Portuguese museum located in the garden of Bishop’s house is the best place to gain insights into the Portuguese culture and India’s first Catholic community. The next stop on your tour will be a visit to St Francis Church. Built by the Portuguese in 1510 A.D. the Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica was constructed by the Portuguese during the year 1505. You will have the opportunity to see the famous Chinese fishing nets at the entrance to the harbor and take pictures before returning to the port.