Monday, April 28, 2008

Memoirs from Kerala - Part - III : Koch's Historical Significance

Yoon to cochin ka itihas bada purana hai par aaj tak isake naam ki vyutpatti par sare itihasakar ek mat nahin hain. isaki ek wajah ye bhi hai ki cochin ke vyavasayik mahattv ke chalate yahan arab, chini, purtagali, dutch aur angrej sabhi aaye aur in sab ne is jagah ko apane itihas ke pannon men alag-alag dhang se darj kiya. kuchh itihasakar malayalam shabd koch ajhi (Small Lagoon) se aur kuchh kasi (harbour) se cochin nam padane ki bat karate hain. phir kuchh log ye bhi kahate hain ki kochchi nam kubalaee khan ke darabar se aaye vyapariyon ka rakha hai.


Cochin mein humne Dutch Palace, Pardesi Synagogue aur chinese Fishing Nets dekha .Vistaar se uski charcha ke liye link neeche hai.

Chinese Fishing Nets