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Paliam Dutch Palace, North Paravur

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Find out about the history and lifestyle of the different Maharajas of Cochin and their royal families at Paliam Dutch Palace. A combination of a museum and a palace, the building is well maintained and exhibits stunning frescoes, rare coins, and stamps, as well as weapons used by the emperors' armies, among many other items of interest. The Rajas of the realm were kept safe and in hiding from the Portugese invaders in this palace during the 16th century. Observe the architecture and the Dutch influence, in spite of minimum ornamentation. Taking photos is strictly forbbiden. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Paliam Dutch Palace and many more North Paravur attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's North Paravur vacation generator.
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  • Is nice to look at, you see some of the past of Kerala. There are miscellaneous old Dutch maps on the wall these are unfortunately very faded but still interesting to see
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  • A very nice Museum constituting a set of wall frescoes representing various deities and their legend. The Interior of the building is very interesting for its decoration. Exhibition on the life of the last pashas of Kerala. It was a sweltering heat to the point that even the Indians gathered around rare fans.
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  • The murials were not well preserved and fading because of the heat -arrangements should be made in future to preserve the murials and the furnitures .The inside of the building was hot and needs to be...  more »