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Mattancherry

Address: Kochi (Cochin), India
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Ranked #11 of 102 Attractions in Kochi (Cochin)
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Jew Town, Synagogue , dutch palace are making Mattanchery a beautiful attraction in for kochi. Worth a visit.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

it was nice enjoy and old history palace road we purchase all kinds of pieces ww will visit again next time

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magarpatta poona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Hi there, We had visited Cochin last December and we visited this place also. There is nothing in it, I mean if you are a group of youngsters or a couple why one would like to go to see this place. There may be some historical value to it but, it is not a real "Tourist spot" I like. I... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Mattancherry is now a major tourist hub and if you go in the peak season, you wont be able to walk past the crowd. It has a good dutch history and jew town is also here. The spice market is mind blowing. There are lot of hawkers selling artefacts to the tourist. Its really nice to go during the off... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Dubbed Jew Town for the large Jewish population that used to reside here, Mattancherry today is home to mainly north Indian traders hawking their wares. Some spice shops, souvenir shops and that's about it.

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Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Mattancherry is an area near Fort Kochi or part of Fort Kochi which is known for trading of spices and tea. Trading community from various parts of India are settled here. It also houses cetain churches, synagogues, Matancherry palace etc.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I'd have loved to see more interest in the history of the place; lacking perhaps this place is not very well maintained!

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Donot miss to visit mattanchery Jews street and synagogue. Awesome street, where you will find rare antique collection, probably the biggest in ibdia

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Cochin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Mattancherry, the western part of the corporation of Cochin, was once a bustling centre of trade, particularly in spices. Invasions from across the sea was frequent and the invaders left indelible marks on the landscape, culture, art and social history of the place. Mattancherry welcomed every migrant community that came to her with warmth and provided them with ample opportunities... More 

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Trivandrum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It was a real nice experience visiting Mattancherry - Dutch Palace, Jew Town, Syngouge were quite nice. The ongoing Kochi Biennale was an added attraction. The doves at the Jain Temple was an amazing watch. Lunch at Annapurna Sweets & Restaurant was very good, nice Gujarati Thaali served there.

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