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Eighth Bastion

Bearing the trademark signatures of  CGH Earth hospitality, the 8th Bastion promises to offer clients a unique experience while staying in the heart of the cultural quarters of Cochin.
As with the other resorts in the group, there is a story behind this one too. Legend has it that there were seven bastions in Fort Cochin, built by the Portuguese and strengthened by the Dutch. The 8th Bastion is CGH's endeavour to add to this 500 year old legacy.

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  • Activities such as excusrions to Fort Cochin's highlights, cycling tours
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  • Transfer

    30 miles (1.5 hour drive) from the Cochin Airport.

  • Accomodation

    17 double and 02 twin bedded rooms with balconies, some of which offer views of the sea. A room is also available for travellers with disabilities.

  • Restaurant

    'East Indies' restaurant facing the swimming pool and offering Indo-Dutch Cuisine.

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1Santa Cruz Basilica
Elegant reconstructed 1880s Catholic church originally built by the Portuguese in the 1500s.
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2Dutch Palace (Mattancherry Palace)

Built by the Portuguese in 1557 as a gift to the ruler of Kochi, the palace was renovated by the Dutch in 1663 and oddly is named after the Dutch.

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3St. Francis Church

Built in 1503 by the Portuguese, this is India’s oldest European church. Vasco Da Gama was buried here in 1524 before his remains were moved to Portugal. The tombstone still remains.

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4Chinese Fishing Nets

These huge 15th century cantilevered fishing nets are the legacy of Chinese traders. These nets are set up on teak wood and bamboo poles and you can watch the nets being lowered by the fishermen from the Vasco Da Gama square along the beach.

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5Jewish Synagogue
Constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth. It is known for mid 18th century hand painted, willow patterned floor tiles from China, a clock tower, Hebrew inscriptions on stone slabs and great scrolls of the old testament.
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