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Willingdon Island

Kochi Port, Off Kochi City, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 96000 17031
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Man Made Island useful for Hotels

This is a man made island (in the 1920s) and the only reason we were here was due to staying at the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heather A
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Watford, United Kingdom
Man made

This Island was built for shipping & navigation.Has been a fantastic place to work,enjoy waters and... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Mehmoodmewat
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London, United Kingdom
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“cochin port” (10 reviews)
“man made island” (17 reviews)
“naval base” (8 reviews)
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Kochi Port, Off Kochi City, Kochi (Cochin), India
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+91 96000 17031
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"cochin port"
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"man made island"
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"taj malabar"
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"main city"
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"vembanad lake"
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"local ferry"
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"ferry ride"
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"arabian sea"
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"worth a visit"
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"navy"
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"dredged"
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"soil"
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"bridge"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a man made island (in the 1920s) and the only reason we were here was due to staying at the Taj Malabar hotel at the northern end of the island. The island itself has very little to do, it's where the cruise ships...More

Thank Heather A
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

This Island was built for shipping & navigation.Has been a fantastic place to work,enjoy waters and love views.

Thank Mehmoodmewat
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

popularly known as the Island by the locals, I used to work at the Trident Cochin which is located on this Island apart from the Taj hotel, hence lot of beautiful memories. we took the Ferry ride from Ernakulam jetty and got down on our...More

5  Thank HarryHSR
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Very nice hotels on the Island. Interesting because it is man made. Otherwise not a tourist spot...very little to see.

Thank Marcia J
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We were staying at the north end of Willington Island (Taj Malabar) during September. The island seems to be occupied by a cement factory, the Indian Navy and other maritime related industries. There really isn't much to see here, large areas of the island are...More

2  Thank JenandNeil365
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

It is a nice place is spend our free time.It is a artificial island by British.We can reach there by road and through boat.we can also take some nice photos from there.

Thank Kunjppu
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

I was surprised in my first entry, this place is looking awesome and it is different comparing to other places in Kochi. I felt to take my family to this place for relaxation. Wish to visit again….!

Thank Sharon T
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

It is believed that this is the first man made island in India and was built by Lord Willingdon when he was British viceroy of India and i think that this island was built during 1920s.Its very silent place nice to see when you travel...More

1  Thank abhishekanirudh1997
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

Connected to the main land Ernakulam by road-cum-railway Venduruthy Bridge, the man made island was named after the former Viceroy of India Lord Willlington .An artificial lake was made by the dumping of the materials that were dig out while Cochin Port was deepened.It was...More

3  Thank jojo5222
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

Built by the British in the 1920s this was/is an incredible work on a huge scale linking Cochin city with the other side of town. Initially built as a defense.

Thank slapperlou
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Muhammed M
September 7, 2017|
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No. Its free to enter. Bt tourists cannot enter after 8 pm
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