Ernakulam district formed on 1st April 1958 carving areas of erstwhile Travancore-Kochi-Malabar kingdoms.
Major portion of the district is from the Kochi kingdom. The district consists of the mainland Ernakulam, the man made Willington Island, Mattanchery, Fort Kochi, world's most populous area of Vypeen Island, Bolghatty Palace etc. Kochi is the most modern city of Kerala where the best shopping, markets and bazars are located.
Major Tourist Destinations listed in this website are :
Bastion Bunglow, Bhoothathankettu, Bolghatty, Chendamangalam, Cherai Beach, Children's Park, Chinese Fishing Nets, Chottanikkara Temple, Dutch Palace, Hill Palace, Historical Museum, Iringole Forest Temple, Jewish Synagogue, Kalady, Kallil Temple, Kanjiramattom Mosque, Kodanad, Kottayil Kovilakam, Malayattoor, Marine Drive, Pallipuram Fort, Parikshit Thampuran Museum, Santa Cruz Bascillica, St.Francis Church, Thrikkakara Temple, and Willingdon Island.
Web : http://ernakulam.nic.in/