Princess Street is a stretch of vibrant avenues located in the heart of Kochi. The street reminds the travelers of the erstwhile glory and grandeur of the bygone colonial times. With colossal colonial mansions and typical European architecture, Princess Street has succeeded in capturing, recreating and preserving the air and mood of a buzzing European settlement. The architectural diversity of the buildings on the street is truly enchanting for travelers can see old houses and structures that replicate Dutch, British, French, and Portuguese patterns. It is an ideal place to stroll through and shop. The street offers visitors plenty of activities to engage in. Princess Street has a number of food points and coffee shops where travelers can grab a bite and refresh themselves.
The long stretch of shops that sell jewelry, clothes, curios and handicrafts offer the travelers an excellent shopping experience. There are spas, traditional Ayurveda centers and craft emporiums on the street to engage travelers with both pleasure and leisure. Loafer's Corner, a popular hangout place of the street, delights travelers boundlessly with its entertainment options. Princess Street is one of the few places in Kochi where one can feel the real pulse of ancient and modern times.