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Mattancherry Palace

Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 484 606 8716
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This 16th-century Dutch building now houses a Hindu temple.
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Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin), India
+91 484 606 8716
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Reviewed yesterday

When we visited this place , we felt like there are lot more for a malayalee to know regarding our state and the previous history . We always tend to visit palaces outside Kerala forgetting whats IN here . It was so cool inside and...More

Thank Shanza S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place of great historical importance.The whole day can be spent here and in the surrounding locality.

Thank dparamita098
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although it doesn't look like a conventional palace, it has all the historical importance attached to it. Artefacts that are centuries old have been displayed here. Also, the entry fee is pretty cheap, so one can spend some time admiring the rich culture and tradition....More

Thank Akhilesh C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This palace has now been turned into a museum. Weapons, clothes, armors, coins, photographs, etc- everything you want to know about the history of Kerala and Kochi. It is nicely renovated with wooden flooring, ambient lighting and calm environment. There still exists wall decals atleast...More

Thank Mickey4590
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 30 minutes walking around this small museum. Inside are lots of interesting exhibits, including jewellery, coins, paintings and much more. Photography is not allowed inside the museum, and a small entrance fee is requested. This museum is definitely with a visit!

Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This palace is popularly known as Dutch Palace as the Dutch carried out some extension of this palace in seventeenth century. But the original palace was built by the Portuguese in sixteenth century. It is now converted into a museum. The main attraction is the...More

Thank goutamhore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heck of a place! Wander slowly around and explore it all, especially the ancient wall paintings. Goggle at the armed guards with their sawn off shotguns!

Thank hewiewright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all have seen paintings but the whole book in one wall like that 3 stories in different walls, is awe inspiring. This place is a must to visit.

Thank Meena-Travel-Desk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Built by Portuguese also known as Dutch palace. One of the attraction of mattancherry-fort kochi tourists.

Thank jinudev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old palace is now a museum, and houses some very interesting items such as weapons, utensils, and clothing, as well as paintings depicting important events.

Thank Jacob2902
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Nagendra N
June 21, 2016|
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Response from rahulbamal | Reviewed this property |
I guess, mobile can be taken but pics not allowed most probably ;)
nikunj p
October 24, 2015|
Response from NHA59 |
Depending on your interest in Murals and how much u know about Ramayana & Krishna. Amazing murals. Also nice history of Cochin's development. Minimum 1 hour and max 2 or more