What is Ernakulam famous for

Bolgatty Island in Kochi


    Bolgatty Island is a picturesque island near Fort Kochi in Ernakulam District. It is famous for the palace of the same name and a growing cosmopolitan hotspot in the region. The Bolgatty Palace was built by the Dutch in 1744 and eventually taken over by the British. It has now been converted into a famous hotel and resort of the Kerala Tourism Department Corporation (KTDC) and has its own golf course and honeymoon cottages.

    The Kochi International Marina is located here. It is the only marina of its kind in India, has water, electricity and sewage pumping systems and can accommodate up to 34 yachts. The Bolgatty Event Center is known for its numerous international conferences, conventions, exhibitions and wedding ceremonies. With overlooks the Backwaters, the Cochin Seaport, the Vallarpadam Container Terminal and the Arabian Sea, there is no better place for such an important event.

    getting there

    Nearest train station: Ernakulam, approx. 6 km
    Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, approx. 33 km

    location

    Latitude: 9.993196, Longitude: 76.266689