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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
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+91 484 606 8716
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"wall paintings"
in 52 reviews
"beautiful murals"
in 24 reviews
"royal families"
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"entrance fee"
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"no photography"
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"hindu mythology"
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"worth a visit"
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"history lovers"
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"on display"
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"interesting visit"
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"jew town"
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"visit this place"
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"ramayana"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace.. It was built by Portuguese in 1557 and presented to Raja Veera Kerala Varma of Kochi. Old historical place...

Thank Ramanamurthy_NV
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Historical palace in kochi. Famous for mural wall paintings. Portuguese was built this palace and popularly known as Dutch palace. Inside the palace have exhibitions of hindu art murals and rajas of kochi. Great experience.

Thank ASHITHA R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice murals & antiques must visit place. Nice spot. Cool place. Silent. No photography allowed. Must visit

Thank demigod46
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very old palace detailing the history of Kochi city and offers good idea about the city and its ancient tradition. Do visit. Ticket is reasonably priced and is sold inside the place

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had approached this place first through a congested street as directed by locals. It was so narrow that only two vehicles can pass. But, if there is a truck standing there, you won't be able to move. That is what happened. There was an...More

Thank damayanti2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Also known as Dutch Palace, this is palace turned meusum with details of history, ancient arms & ammunition, palanquin, stories of God's own country, Gods, Rajas if Kochi , change in reigns, cultures , coins, stamps & wall murals. Built in traditional kerala style of...More

Thank Neha D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The palace is situated in fort kochi area. Very basic with intricate woodwork in the ceiling. Contains artifacts of historical importance along with information on previous rulers. The best thing inside the palace are the mythological paintings on the wall which are very old and...More

Thank Priya J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small place is also known as Dutch Palace. This is a place which shows various pictures from Ramayana, Mahabharata etc. Some artifacts related to Cochin history. Photography is not allowed inside. From one of the room you can see small pond which is also...More

Thank Ravindra V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

palace is a place where we can see different culture. our own or purtigise or other attackers in the form of paintings and pottery or other things. small but good place

Thank drarunkumaraggarwal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not at all like a palace from outside. More like a red tiled largish outhouse. Can only accommodate 20 or so guests at one time given the limitations of space. Turned into a museum now. Well maintained and clean with clear explanations of the erstwhile...More

Thank Ravindra R
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Nagendra N
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 ;)
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nikunj p
25 October 2015|
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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
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