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Paliam Dutch Palace, North Paravur

(2.4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Only 5Rs entry. Lots of the wall murals. The best part is lots of detailed and interesting signs explaining the history of kochi and highlighting interesting facets of the murals. 
  • Apparently built by the Portuguese this Palace was renovated by the Dutch hence the name.This delightful building has a vast array of artifacts and painting's protected by a "No Photo" policy to avoid...  more »
  • 5 rupees entrance fee to see some amazing murals and learn about the very interesting history of Kochi. Definately worth a visit! Easy to reach, just across the Matuncherry ferry jetty.