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Just a ground

This is not a tourist place as it is just a ground where you can see children playing here and... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
New Delhi, India
We call it life - real life

Okay, this is not a touristical sight but the place where locals come to play football or cricket... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Cologne, Germany
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29 Sep 2018
“Just a ground”
5 Mar 2018
“We call it life - real life”
Centre Of Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

It is a play ground where you can see people playing football and other games. This place is near to Mahatma Gandhi beach.

Thank niya27
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is not a tourist place as it is just a ground where you can see children playing here and there. Some better places are nearby such as Jawahar Park.

Thank Nish0901
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Okay, this is not a touristical sight but the place where locals come to play football or cricket. And that's why you should come as well. Along the ground are a few nice cafes as well in case you need an extra reason to visit.

Thank EuropeanDiversity
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Nothing to see as such. Just a huge ground. We were in fort kochi in the new years eve, the famous papanji burning festival at 1st jan midnight was held here. There were crowd. It was unique on its own in India. Nice to watch

Thank Onkitaa
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This ground was the grougnd used for miltary parade and drills by the Dutch, British and Portuguese during their rule and the building around the ground used to serve as their miltary offices. Now this ground is the largest open area in Fort Kochi and...More

Thank Joji J
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We could not miss the Parade ground as it was outside Malabar House hotel where we stayed with St Frances Church, of Vasco de Gama fame, at the other end opposite the Chinese fishing nets.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Not sure how this is even listed, but it's just a large flat and in parts muddy square section of dirt. Wouldn't bother going out of your way to see it, it was near the place a stayed.

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Its a public park where the locals play sports and enjoy their time. If you have stamina and want to play just join them. I saw people playing soccer, volleyball, cricket.

Thank caldas_felipe
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

There is nothing much to see here except for the greenery surrounding the play ground. This place indeed has a history of being a parade ground for Forces during the rule of British in India. There's much more surrounding this place which will interest you.!

Thank Navaneeth P
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting the church of Saint Francis I noticed this huge field being dug up. I asked several of the workers who were having a break, apparently there has always been problems with the parade ground suffering from bad drainage and flooding which caused problems...More

2  Thank KLG62
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