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Mattancherry Palace: Tours & Tickets

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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 5 days ago via mobile

Very cheap ticket. But, nothing much to see with kids. Not well maintained. Does not feel/look like palace. It has stairs so, difficult for elderly people. Palace is on first floor.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Akamra
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Palace turned to museum. Has old drawings, that are being protected. No restoration has been done, keeping the original touch of the Royal arts as it was. Must watch place in Kochi For who loves arts

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous murals that tell great stories. Best to hire a guide to explain them all. Watch for the painting of the man with the scroll in his hand - keep walking and look at the scroll and his foot as they point at you as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MSCGBSL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good standing witness of the multi ethnic culture and invasion of European presence in Cochin. A well maintained structure but only ancient pictures are left. I have seen Many europeans shown much interest on this place.

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

The palace is very small compared to our expectations. The place is approachable by tuk-tuck easily. May be one should hire a guide to enjoy this place better.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AK G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Undoubtedly a lot of history but limited on physical attraction. Quite a small building with the main point being the attractive murals. The surroundings were decidedly tacky and unkempt. Having said that it is an old royal palace and on the UNESCO list of heritage...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johnn798
Reviewed 7 September 2019

Basically it is a museum focussed on Varma rulers.Displays information about the different Varma rulers who have ruled the region and artifacts, equipments used by the them etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherryfn
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

The place is historical with the museum having a good collection of Kerala's traditional arts, crafts and other things.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sushantosaha2018
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

A place with historical importance. So many archeological drawings and artifacts. Do visit this amazing palace.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Milanrana
Reviewed 16 August 2019

The Mattancherry Palace also called the Dutch Palace was built by the Dutch for the Royal family of Travancore. Presently the palace is under ASI and houses a museum. The museum has interesting artifacts including murals and paintings which are very well preserved. The place...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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NagendraN14
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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449nikunjp
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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