20 Attractions to Explore Near Mattancherry Palace
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0.09km from Mattancherry Palace
The 16th century synagogue built under the protection of Cochin King.
Jain Temple Kochi
0.65km from Mattancherry Palace
Built in 1960, the temple is inspired by the Jain temples of Gujarat and is beautifully tiled with white marbles & other carved structures. Every afternoon, the temple runs a show with thousands of pigeons that live in the premises.
Kochi Biennale Foundation
1.57km from Mattancherry Palace
Every second year, Cochin welcomes Biennale- promoting art, culture and education activities created and curated by artists from different parts of the world.
Kerala Kathakali Centre
1.91km from Mattancherry Palace
Traditional arts center presenting masked Kathakali dance shows classical musical nights & martial arts. They have daily Kathakali shows in the evening, the show takes around two hours. The show is usually followed by differnt kinds of art form presentations in alternating days.
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
1.95km from Mattancherry Palace
The 500 year old Basilica that hosts the relic of The Holy Cross of Jesus Christ.
St Francis CSI Church
2.21km from Mattancherry Palace
The 500 year old Church which was the burial place of Vasco da Gama, the first European to enter India.
Fort Kochi Beach
2.47km from Mattancherry Palace
Popular beach surrounded by historical and cultural monuments of Cochin. Used to be hub of colonial powers during 14th and 15th centuaries.
3.07km from Mattancherry Palace
Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.
3.15km from Mattancherry Palace
One of the oldest shopping streets in Kochi. The market sells anything from jewelerries, clothes, vegetables, household items, and most other things you can imagine. The street is a car free pedestrian road, characterized by narrow roads lined with shops. There are more than a thousand shops in broadway, all in a two kilometer radius.
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary
3.64km from Mattancherry Palace
Nesting ground for migratory birds and supports many types of mangroves. Located in the center of Kochi city, it houses a shallow tidal lake connected with Kochi backwaters by a canal.
3.65km from Mattancherry Palace
Vallarpadam Basilica (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam) is a major Christian pilgrim center of India. Around one million people visit the Basilica every year, it is the most important Marian Shrine in India. The picture of Mary and Infant Jesus at the top of the main altar was brought by Portuguese merchants under the leadership of Vasco Da Gama in 1524. The two towers has viewing decks that is open to visitors as well.
7.66km from Mattancherry Palace
A quiet island village known for rural tourism activities. You can see Chinese fishing nets, explore its mangrove forests, and take boat trips along the surrounding backwaters.
St. George's Forane Church
8.66km from Mattancherry Palace
Asia's largest shrine of Saint George. Locally known as Edappally church.
10.57km from Mattancherry Palace
A cluster of small islands spread in backwaters and filled with paddy fields and fishing nets. The area is famous for fish farms and a kayak through the waters treats you with great views. This area is devoid of all the noice and hustle of Cochin city, one truely hidden gem which is very easily reachable for people in Cochin. The place is especiallly beautiful during sunrise and sunsets.
Museum Of Kerala History
10.74km from Mattancherry Palace
One of the best museums to visit in Kerala. It consists of three galleries- the Museum of Kerala History, the Dolls Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art, showing different aspects of Kerala's culture and history.
Hill Palace Museum
11.47km from Mattancherry Palace
The largest museum in Kerala and the former residence of the Cochin King.
16.5km from Mattancherry Palace
Situated in Kizhakkambalam Gramapanchayat in Eranakulam district, Kadambrayar offers scenic views of the river, paddy fields and a long paved space for some evening walk. You can also do paddle boating here.
20.1km from Mattancherry Palace
An old traditional home from 200 years ago. It is believed that here is where Adi Shankara, the Indian philosopher, and theologian recited the hymn Kanakadhāra Stotram which resulted in Goddess Lakshmi appearing in front of him and unleashing a stream of gold.
22.23km from Mattancherry Palace
The 15 km stretch of beautiful beach lined with paddy fields, backwater, coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets.
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Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India
The palace built by the Portuguese, renovated by the Dutch and now housing an archeological museum