Ernakulam, Information about Ernakulam, Ernakulam Tour


Information about Ernakulam

Ernakulam is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea. It is bordered by Kottayam and Alappuzha districts in the south, Idukki in the east and Thrissur in the north. Kochi, the commercial capital and the most cosmopolitan city of Kerala, is located in Ernakulam. Kochi is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. With one of the finest natural harbours in the world, this was once a major centre for commerce and trade with the British, Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch etc.

Ernakulam, Ernakulam Map
Tourist Attractions in Ernakulam
Hill Palace Museum, Ernakulam

The main tourist attractions in Ernakulam are the Hill Palace Museum, Madhavan Nayar Foundation, Kaladi, Kodanad, Chendamangalam, Malayatoor, Bhoothathankettu and Thattekkadu Bird Sanctuary. Madhavan Nayar Foundation and the Hill Palace Museum are the two famous museums in Ernakulam. The Thattekadu Bird Sanctuary, also known as the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is the famous bird sanctuary in Ernakulam. More....

How to get here

By Air: 
The nearest international airport is located at Nedumbassery, about 20 km from the town.

By Rail: 
Ernakulam is a major railhead of the Southern Railway. The main railway station is the Ernakulam Junction, while other railway stations are Ernakulam Town, Kochi Harbour Terminus.

By Road: 
The KSRTC Central Bus Stand is near the Junction Railway Station. The state also operates interstate private bus services to Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Chennai and Madurai.

By Ferry:
There are two ferry stations in Ernakulam. The main Boat Jetty is 1 km from the Junction Railway Station and the other is near the High Court. These boats daily operates to Vypeen, Mattancherry, Fort Kochi, Varapuzha, Willingdon Island.

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