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FORT CASTLE

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The Fort castle is a new boutique hotel in the heart of Fort Kochi. Explore the glorious past of Fort Kochi where history, time and tradition meet by staying at Fort Castle which comprise of 10 elegantly furnished, smartly designed rooms providing you with stylish comfort and modern amenities. Be it Chinese Fishing Nets or St Francis Church ( where Vasco da Gama was once buried) or Kochi beach, all are located within walking distance from hotel. Soak in the history by walking through the streets lined with mixture of old houses built by the Portuguese, Dutch and British in the colonial periods. Quality Service, value for Money and personal attention are always assured.

Facilities

Multi cuisine Restaurant & Bar
Doctor on Call
Airconditioned deluxe rooms
24-hour room service
Direct dial telephones
High Speed Internet Connectivity
Multichanel Television
Broadband internet facility
Mini Fridge
Express Laundry Service
Welcome drink on arrival
Money Exchange
Hot Water Facility
Visa & Master Card Accepted
Travel Desk
Laundry

Location

CHERAI BEACH RESORTS
Vypin Island, Kochi, Kerala, S. India
Pin - 683514

Nearest Tourist Attractions

FORT KOCHI
Kochi, once a tiny fishing village in Kingdom of Kochi was granted to Portuguese in 1500s by Rajah Of Kochi who also gave them permission to built Fort Emmanuel to protect their commercial interest. The Portuguese thus build the first European Settlement in India and the first part of the name Fort Kochi comes from this fort, Fort Emmanuel. The Dutch who took control in 1683 by destroying the fort and many other Portuguese institutions developed Fort Kochi as a major commercial center, a military base and a vibrant cultural hub. It came under British in 1795 and remained with them till India's independence. Tourist attractions in Fort Kochi include, The Chinese fishing nets, Burial Ground of Vasco Da Gama , Fort Kochi Beach, Santa Cruz Basilica, Bastion Bungalow, St Francis Church etc., Mattancherry Palace, and Jewish Synagogue are other spots worth visiting in the vicinity.

ST. FRANCIS CHURCH
ST. FRANCIS CHURCH - This centuries old church at Fort Kochi was originally built completely of timber and later reconstructed in stone masonry. The Protestant Dutch, converted to an Anglican church, restored it in 1779.

FORT IMMANUEL
FORT IMMANUEL - This bastion of the Portuguese in Kochi was a symbol of the strategic alliance between the Maharajah of Kochi and the Monarch of Portugal, after whom it was named.

DUTCH PALACE
DUTCH PALACE - This Palace was built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Cochin in 1555 A.D. Though built by the Portuguese, it is popularly known as the 'Dutch Palace' as the Dutch renovated it during their short-lived reign here.
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Hotel Fort Castle
Rose Lane
Fort Cochin
Pin- 682001

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