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Entry Fee & Timings|
Timings:- Willingdon Island are open to visitors from morning till evening. Entry Fee: The no entry fee|
Place visit with|
Married Couples, Unmarried Couples, Friends, Siblings, Youngsters|
Best time to visit|
May, June, July, August|
About Willingdon Island
Willingdon Island was created during the early 20th century by filling in the shallow lake around the backwaters of Kochi. It was named after Lord Willingdon, the British Viceroy of India at the time. The island served as a major maritime hub and port for trade and commerce.
Interesting facts about Willingdon Island
Willingdon Island is home to the Port of Kochi, one of India's busiest ports.
The island is connected to the mainland by road and bridges.
It houses several luxury hotels and resorts, making it a favored destination for tourists.
The Cochin Port Trust and numerous business establishments are headquartered on the island.
How to reach Willingdon Island
By Road: Willingdon Island is well-connected by road to Kochi city and nearby areas. You can reach it by car or taxi.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Ernakulam Junction, which is just a short drive away from the island. You can easily hire a taxi or take public transportation to reach Willingdon Island.
By Air: The Cochin International Airport, which serves both domestic and international flights, is approximately 42 kilometers away from Willingdon Island. Taxis and buses are available for transportation.
By Bus: Kochi has a well-developed bus network. You can take a bus to reach various parts of the city, including Willingdon Island.
Nearby famous places
Fort Kochi: Approximately 10 km
Marine Drive: Approximately 7 km
Mattancherry Palace: Approximately 8 km
St. Francis Church: Approximately 10 km
Santa Cruz Basilica: Approximately 11 km
Chinese Fishing Nets: Approximately 10 km
Kerala Folklore Museum: Approximately 8 km