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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The palace is a great place to see. We enjoyed walking around the place. The wall murals are lovely and the view is quite different. It was a very enriching experience.

Thank KenyanMonk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mattancherry palace is very small campre to other travancore palaces.Its also known as Dutch palace. Rooms were having nice and beautiful murals .it's very well maintained. Only negative thing is the behaviour of the keepers

Thank Sabeera A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is more a museum than a palace, so the name is a bit misleading but it's a very good museum with a focus on the things that matter. Built inside an old heritage structure, takes you through the history of Cochin right from the...More

Thank ameoba88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But interesting if you want to take in Jewish synagogue and have time in Kochin. Puts history of Kerala and what are now other states such as Tamil Nadu in context. Portugese then Dutch then Brits then dissolution of royal rule post Partition in 1947.

Thank Ross .
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is very small (5-6 rooms) but some rooms have very beautiful murals on the walls. They don't allow you to take photos but it is very beautiful. Also a lot of info about the kings of Kerala.

Thank Rajat V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth place to visit. Wall paintings are lovely. Very well maintained. Old Kerala style palace. Helps to know about the history of Kerala. Situated in a vast land.

Thank Marin E
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank demigod46
Reviewed 4 weeks 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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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 ;)
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