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Chinese Fishing Net In Kochi

Chinese Fishing Nets In Kochi

Watch the Chinese fishing nets on the breathtakingly beautiful Kochi beaches

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Oct - Feb
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  • Ideal for families
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About Chinese Fishing Nets In Kochi

The Chinese fishing nets in Kochi are particularly famous for adding additional beauty to the beaches and the mundane waters. They are one of the most photographed sites in Kochi, and deservingly so. Their silhouettes against the sunset create a breathtaking view. The Chinese fishing nets in Kochi are a famous tourist attraction as the mechanisms for fishing using these nets is complex, yet satisfying to look at. It arouses one’s curiosity in a way that you will be drawn to see how the fishermen make their livelihood using such a brilliant system that has been put into place.

Cochin Chinese fishing nets are located next to Fort Cochin. The Chinese fishing Nets are operated from the shore, so no extra effort is required to hire and rowboats to the middle of the ocean to hunt for fish. In Malayalam, the Chinese Fishing Nets in Kochi are known as Cheenavala. 

History of Chinese Fishing Nets

According to legends, this technique was brought to Kochi by the Chinese explorer named Zheng He, from emperor Kubla Khan’s court. Since that time, the Chinese Fishing Nets have been in use by Kochi’s fishermen.

Usage and Mechanism of Chinese Fishing Nets

The making of the structure looks simple, but the working is extraordinary. It has made the lives of all fishermen much easier, by reducing their efforts slightly. Each net requires four or five fishermen to work it, and fishing usually takes place in the mornings or early evenings. 

Interesting Trivia about Chinese Fishing Nets 

You can watch easily how fishermen use the nets and catch the fishes.

Also, choose from the fresh catch and even have it cooked.

There are many stalls, one can buy souvenirs and handicrafts.

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