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Chinese Fishing Nets Kerala

Chinese Fishing Nets in Kerala – An Amazing Tourist Attraction

Chinese Fishing Nets are among most popular tourist attractions to see in Kochi (Cochin) in Kerala, India. It is an awesome sight to see at Fort Kochi. It would be an amazing experience to see an amazing fishing technique; and something so fundamental and ancient still in use today. It is believed that traders from the court of Chinese rule Kublai Khan introduced the giant fishing nets to the region in the 14th century. That’s why it is called the Chinese Fishing Nets. These amazing fishing nets are made from bamboo and work using ropes weighted by heavy rocks. The traditional fishing net of China in Kochi is lowered by a fisherman walking on the bamboo pole and left in the water for about 5 minutes, then lifted up by the fisherman pulling on the ropes with rock weights. Watching sunset view at Chinese Fishing Nets is an amazing experience that can lift your happiness.

Fishermen Walking on the Bamboo Poles of Chinese Fishing Nets in Kerala, India

Fishermen Walking on the Bamboo Poles of Chinese Fishing Nets in Kerala, India

 

Fisherman Pulling the Nets of Chinese Fishing Nets

Fisherman Pulling the Nets of Chinese Fishing Nets

 

Amazing Sunset View at Chinese Fishing Nets in Cochin, Kerala

Amazing Sunset View at Chinese Fishing Nets in Cochin, Kerala

 

Chinese Fishing Net - An Awesome Sight to See in Kerala

Chinese Fishing Net – An Awesome Sight to See in Kerala

 

The traditional fishing net of China in Kerala, India

The traditional fishing net of China in Kerala, India