3 Viewing Decks in Ernakulam that you should visit - With photos & details

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3 Viewing Decks to explore in Ernakulam

Forts, backwaters, museums- the financial hub of Kerala.

BhoothathankettuKothamangalam - Idamalayar Road, Poochakuthu, Kerala 686681, India

Bhoothathankettu means "Fort created by monsters". The legend is that monsters planned to submerge a Shiva temple nearby by making a dam in the area. Their plan was deterred by Lord Shiva by faking approaching dawn, thereby causing the monsters to runaway fearing the arrival of light. The demons were supposed to roll the large boulders seen in the area to the river bed creating the dam.

Marine DriveMarine Drive Walkway, Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.

Vallarpadam BasilicaNational Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam, Kochi, Kerala 682504, India

Vallarpadam Basilica (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam) is a major Christian pilgrim center of India. Around one million people visit the Basilica every year, it is the most important Marian Shrine in India. The picture of Mary and Infant Jesus at the top of the main altar was brought by Portuguese merchants under the leadership of Vasco Da Gama in 1524. The two towers has viewing decks that is open to visitors as well.