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This is a small museum but given the Dutch input into the area, it is well worth a visit. The frescoes and pictures need someone who can tell you the stories associated with them. We went about 12md and found we had plenty of time...More
I expected a lot out of this place. I was very disappointed to see that the palace is not well maintained. The priests in the temples inside the palace were very rude. Their mission is to make some money from the visitors. Most of the...More
Ducth palace is a small museum in mattanchery, its renovated by Dutch so it got its name like that. Collections of some Palanquin, fresco of Ramayana & different Hindu mythology and some Raja's portrait. No photography allowed inside permises you get entry to this palace...More
The Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.
A must visit place for those who love to know...More
There are 2 palaces close to each other, the Paliam palace and Paliam naalukettu with separate entry tickets (50 Rs each as on oct 2017, guided tour included)..
These are the few things you should know before going..
Paliyathachan (head member of paliam family) was...More
Lots of very old paintings, carvings, photos and stories of the Rajas in Cochin. Entrance only 5 rupees (6p). Quite a small exhibition which can be done in about 30 minutes. To be honest it wasn't really my thing, but if you're in to history...More
We arrived before 4.30pm which is the last time you can purchase tickets for the museum. The sign said it closed at 5pm. We started to look around, note that it gets very hot inside and you aren't allowed to take any photos.