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Attractions to explore nearby Mattancherry Palace

Mattancherry PalaceMattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India

The palace built by the Portuguese, renovated by the Dutch and now housing an archeological museum

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Jewish Synagogue0.09 KMs away from Mattancherry Palace

The 16th century synagogue built under the protection of Cochin King.

Jain Temple0.65 KMs away 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 Foundation1.57 KMs away 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 Centre1.91 KMs away 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 Basilica1.95 KMs away from Mattancherry Palace

The 500 year old Basilica that hosts the relic of The Holy Cross of Jesus Christ.

St Francis CSI Church2.21 KMs away 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 Beach2.47 KMs away 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.

Marine Drive3.07 KMs away from Mattancherry Palace

Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.

Broadway Market3.15 KMs away 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 Sanctuary3.64 KMs away 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.

Vallarpadam Basilica3.65 KMs away 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.

Kumbalanghi Village7.66 KMs away 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 Church8.66 KMs away from Mattancherry Palace

Asia's largest shrine of Saint George. Locally known as Edappally church.

LuLu Mall9.32 KMs away from Mattancherry Palace

One of the largest shopping malls in India. With a daily footprint of about 80,000 people, it is one of the most visited places in Kerala.