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Mattancherry Palace

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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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All reviews wall paintings beautiful murals entrance fee no photography worth a visit history lovers on display hindu temple kerala history historical place jew town must visit place ramayana museum ruled kings exhibits
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a small palace of cochi king whic is converted to museum now. Its having all historical data's of cochin. Its worth visiting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NibuManamel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't expect too much. Very small property, not very well maintained, nothing much to see. Can avoid.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GSR05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The murals are fabulous. They are in 3-4 rooms. The murals themselves are colorful and are like a graphic novel. In fact too much story is packed in small spaces. There is no empty space. Some are better restored than others. The remaining rooms have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelNutIndian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a quick scoot around Mattancherry Palace museum with our very knowledgeable Kochi city guide, Ajitha. She explained to us the significance and symbolism of a few highlights, really bringing to life the wonderful cultural and socio political characteristics that make Kerala unique, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jakeross67
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit in Kochi also known as the Dutch palace with a museum providing a detailed history of kerala and its rulers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AveekB8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old Palace in Mattancherry. Good exhibits are kept inside such as coins. You need to pay 5 Rs to get inside. Photography is free but in a selected area. Ask someone about the permitted area for photography.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank niya27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will not call it a great palace but taking into consideration that it was built by Portuguese and presented to Vira kerala verma and later renovated by Dutch in 1665 AD and is presently called as Dutch palace, it is worth seeing. The entry...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gajarajan1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese Palace at Kochi or Kochin city of Kerala. It is also known as Dutch Palace. In the week days it opens at 9:00 am. It is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. The palace was built in 1555. It may be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing. Not well maintained. Very hot inside. More of a museum than palace but exhibits very basic . But it was cheap

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amanda w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small palace in Mattancherry area famously known as Dutch Palace. There is a entry ticket and the cost is 5/-. Photography restricted in few places and in other places allowed without flash. The museum displays some paintings depicting Ramayana. The other parts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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21 June 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
25 October 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