Architectural Buildings in Kochi (Cochin)

Top Architectural Buildings in Kochi (Cochin), India

Architectural Buildings in Kochi (Cochin)

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  • Doc Maveli
    1 contribution
    What an amazing place with the most beautiful and rare collection.. It blows you away.

    A must visit in Kochi.. Entry fees very reasonable
    Three floors of treaure trove... A must see, to believe it!!!
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • cnomis
    Chorley, UK492 contributions
    when we visited there was a service on so we couldn't have as good of a look round as we would have wanted, we did have a peak inside , which from were we stood was beautiful , just wished we could have gone further inside
    Written 20 May 2020
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  • ADBNEL
    Singapore, Singapore39 contributions
    Good experience, nicely maintained . you can see the past glory of cochin kingdom here. Amazing wood works on the ceiling ( must notice this)

    More beautification work needs to be done at the premises as it is an integral part of kerala history
    Written 24 November 2021
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  • Joji J
    Kochi (Cochin), India3,104 contributions
    The Portuguese Governors residence built in 1506 AD was bought in 1888 AD by the diocese of Kochi which became the Bishop's house. The compound is with lush greenery and building with large Gothic arches and pillars. The House has been subjected to alterations without changing the basic structure, the expansive corridors, living rooms, wooden staircases, stained glass windows, marble plaque near the main staircase and so on have retained their unique charm.

    The series of 36 paintings displayed on the large walls depict events in history that led to the formation of Catholic Church in Kerala, right from the arrival of the Portuguese to the establishment and growth of the diocese. An Indo-Portuguese Museum, located within the premises of the Bishop’s House, displays various artifacts collected from different churches which will reveal the Portuguese legacy in the area. The visit to the Bishop's house was really interesting.
    Written 17 December 2019
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  • HappySheep
    Wellington, New Zealand1,609 contributions
    In Mattancherry Fort Kochin and called Church of our Lady thus is a fine building with lovely facade on Cherai street. Worth a look inside if open
    Written 11 January 2020
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  • Ellemay 🍹🐠🐳
    Sydney, Australia47,228 contributions
    Bishop’s house is a beautiful old Colonial building built in 1506. The building has gorgeous large gothic arches & a lovely garden. There is a small museum which housed religious artefacts and Indo Portuguese history which we found interesting.
    Written 15 November 2019
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  • Anand G
    Kochi (Cochin), India1,911 contributions
    Since it is a major temple dedicated to Goddess Saraswati, it is a popular pilgrimage centre which gets overcrowded during the Navaratri season. It is not very big but the way the temple is maintained and the crowd managed is exemplary. The temple has a very eco friendly approach in handling the puja items with the plates of puja materials getting recycled and reused while all packaging is done with non coated paper. Now to move on to the main deity. The Saraswati idol is quite small but radiates quite a bit of energy. Personally, although I had packed my breakfast for eating on the way back, I did not have a feeling of hunger at all. That kind of energy is not felt in many temples. As is the norm, there is a Vinayaka shrine near the main shrine. The upadevas in the outer ring has a unique shrine to Lord Veerabhadra. The temple pond as well as the temple open well are quite well maintained. The Travancore Devaswom Board should ensure that the devotees do not throw flowers and such degradeable matter in to these excellent water bodies.
    Written 8 October 2019
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