Chinese fishing nets in Kochi

Chinese fishing nets in Kochi

Legend has it that the Chinese Fishing Nets were introduced in Fort Kochi by the Chinese explorer, Zheng He in the 14. century. They were brought from the court of Chinese emperor, Kublai Khan and have been in operation here since then.

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