Chinese Fishing Nets Cochin

Chinese fishing nets one of the main attractions of Cochin, Kerala. These Chinese Fishing Nets popularly known as Cheenavala is a unique feature of the city. These huge cantilevered fishing nets are the legacy of one of the first visitors to the Malabar Coast. These are massive fishing nets used by Local fishermen to catch fish. Chinese Fishing Nets were introduced in Fort Kochi by the Chinese explorer, Zheng He.



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