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Old house in Fort Kochi

This old house needs some renovation urgently, if you are tempted do not hesitate, it is a unique occasion
9) Kochi, the European city

February 26th 2005
Kochi (former Cochin) cannot deny the European influence, by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British. Vasco da Gama landed in Calicut, 200 km north of Kochi, in 1498. Already four years later, he came to Kochi, where he died in 1524 and stayed buried in this town until 1538. The touristy part of this city is called Fort Kochi, and practically every building there is European. Fort Kochi retains ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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