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TravelPod Member ReviewsMattancherry Palace Kochi
barbiewyatt 23 contributions Australia Jul 23, 2013
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St Francis church, established in 1503, the oldest in India was the site of our first visit this morning. The current stone building was constructed by the Portuguese as a Catholic Church in 1515. When the Dutch usurped the Portuguese it was changed to a Protestant church. The Dutch added a section to the front in 1769. Later when the British took …
Kerala: God's own country. Not the words of two intrepid backpackers but in fact the modest advertising slogan chosen by the Tourist Board. Not only did it appear on all tourist brochures but also on every road sign, throughout the Press and even a number of tuk-tuks. God's own sauna would have been more appropriate. From the moment our train …
Gårdagen va egentli inholdsrik .. men sia man har hatt en sinnsykt lang dag me dagstur å masse opplevelsa og så å møt ett par vi møtte i Puri ijænn på en bar så har hele kvelln åsså fore :)
Live e hærli :)
Å d e litt sånn xtra kos å møt folk man har møtt før :)
Åsså dela man vældi mye rare historia å sånn når man e på tur :.. < …
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... we could jump on a boat and be in Fort Kochi in 20 minutes, where most of the sights are. These included the Mattancherry Palace, with very detailed Hindu murals, the Portuguese St Francis Church, where the great Vasco de Gama was buried for a few ...
... whole place had a relaxed feel to it. After 20 minutes of walking and a litre of water consumed each we arrived at Mattancherry Palace, commonly known as the Dutch Palace. Originally built by the Portuguese half as an apology to the Raja for ransacking a ...
... . We also saw an old Catholic church from hundreds of year ago and then went an old Dutch palace. Called Mattancherry Palace, the building was unfortunately undergoing some renovations so not all the rooms were open. But inside, there ...
... rather taken its toll on us northern types...) The fact that the guide seemed to be equally lethargic did not help matters. Mattancherry Palace in Kochi is far more low key than the grand palaces of Rajasthan. It's main attraction is a series of vivid ...
... keen for us to take photos but at this point our camera gave up the will to live. We had previously been to the Mattancherry palace, fascinating, st Francis church where Vasco de Gama was buried , (he now rests back in Portugal) and a local store ...
... Rd area which turned out to be a mistake because it quickly got crowded and noisy on the walk. In Jew Town we went to Mattancherry Palace which we breezed through in 2 minutes, but it was only 2 rupees to get in. Like a penny! We walked ...
... 's daily life. This was truly a treat of an experience. We decided to head east on the island for some site seeing from here. Mattancherry Palace or Dutch Palace was presented by the Portuguese in 1555 as a generous gift to the Raja of Kochi at the ...
... in the 1940’s. As we wandered around the streets we passed by the Jewish synagogue and then made a visit to the Mattancherry Palace known locally as the Dutch Palace; erected by the Portuguese and gifted to the Raja of Cochin. Of all the ...
... city that has been historically occupied by many cultures. There are buildings, including a palace left over by the Portugese and Dutch. Mattancherry Palace was built by the Portugese and presented to the Royal family in Kochi. It was cool to see ...
... tried to take the ferry to Jew Town to be told it was not running to off in tuktuks. First stop the Mattancherry Palace/the Dutch palace - costing a whole 5 rupees! Not so much to look at from the outside but an interesting museum giving the history of ...