Tourism in Willington Island


Willington Island in Kochi is a famous tourist place. A tour to Willington Island will reveal that this old island of Kochi is a major commercial center in the town. Willington Island is a man made island created by using the soil from Kochi harbor.

It is a major artificial port in India which serves as a link between the other seaports. The Navy Headquarters are located in the Willington Island. Surrounded by beautiful backwaters, the island houses cities best hotels and buildings.

Location

Nearest Airport to Willington Island:
  • Cochin Airport
Nearest Railway Station:
  • Ernakulam Railway Station.

History

Willington Island is a wonderful island named after Viceroy Lord Willington. It is an artificial port built during the British era. The Royal Air Force constructed a large aerodrome in Willington Island. Willington Island is Southern Naval Command Headquarters.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to take a tour to Willington Island is from December to May. During summers the weather is really hot and so the winter season is the perfect time to visit Willington Island.

How to Reach

BY AIR -

Nearest Airport to Willington Island: Cochin Airport

BY RAIL -

Nearest Railway Station: Ernakulam Railway Station.

Tourist Attractions

Take a tour to Willington Island and rediscover this old island of Kerala.Angelo’s Fort: Built by the Portuguese in 1505, this fort in Kannur still stands as a witness to the bygone era of time.


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