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#Kerala #InterestingPlaces No.2 #Kumbalangi
  • Post on May 10, 2020

Nature has created many beautiful pictures on its own canvas.One such is the village island #Kumbalangi,located in the outskirts of Cochin in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, a model #tourism village amidst #backwaters.

The major occupation in Kumbalangy is fishing. A ring of Chinese fishing nets encircle the island-village and Mangroves which separate the land from water, promoting a breeding ground for prawns, crabs, oysters, and small fishes has attracted many tourists to it. This island is a home to fishermen, farmers, toddy tappers and coir spinners. Under the Kumbalangi project, #Kalagramam, an #artistvillage, is being set up which will showcase the traditional fishing equipment and handicrafts of the region. ACTIVITIES Coir Making Dehusking coconut and seasoning the husk Copra (Dry coconut) processing Crab farming Chinese fishing nets Weaving coconut leaves Casting net Groping of fish Broom making Basket making LOCAL ATTRACTIONS 1. St. Peter's church 2. Kallenchery 3.Mattancherry palace 4. St. Francis CSI Church 5. Hill Palace Museum 6. Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica Kochi 7. Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort 8. Fort Kochi Beach Kumbalangi Tourism Village project is an initiative to change the face of the tiny island as a model fisherman village and a buzzing tourism spot. Here at Kumbalangi, one can fully savor a variety of natural splendours, as well as paramount to a model tourist. Nature has also provides its part to add to the beauty of Kumbalangi, by the natural phenomenon called #SeaSparkle or #bioluminscence,in which the backwater sparkles with a fluroscent blue glow. This can be seen along the backwaters lining the sea off Kochi during March- April. This natural wonder becomes more visible, when the blowing wind creates ripples in water. This phenomenon is locallay known as #Karav' Kumbalangi has been showcased fully in a #malayalam #movie, '#KumbalangiNights, in which the beauty and life of the people there is showcased beautifully. One of the must be visited place in Kerala. A perfect destination for #familygettogether . For more details visit https://www.travelhousekerala.com/ http://www.bellboatsalleppey.com/