Chinese fishing nets

Chinese Fishing Nets at Dusk, Fort Cochin 1
Fort Kochi is a small town in the modern Cochin town, still there is lots of monuments of Indian colonial history, You can see a unique blend of European, Dutch and Portugal lifestyle here. Fort Kochi is located at a distance of 8 kms away from the Cochin city and 30 kms from the Nedumbassery International Airport.

Fort Kochi

The Chinese fishing nets, known as Cheena vala in Kerala are one of the fascinating attraction. Each structure is minimum of 10 meters in height. and comprises a cantilever with an outstretched net suspended over the sea or backwater and large stones suspended from ropes as counter weights at the other end, these nets are set up on bamboo and teak poles.

Chinese Fishing Nets