The Mattancherry Palace also called the Dutch Palace is a Portuguese Palace in Mattancherry, Kochi (Cochin). It is a popular monument among tourists.
However, this monument depicts Kerala murals of the famous Rajas of Kochi. Also, UNESCO World Heritage Site has listed Dutch Palace under the ‘tentative list’.
Furthermore, the Palace is made in the typical Kerala style of architecture, with a courtyard in the middle. The courtyard also houses a small temple dedicated to ‘Pazhayannur Bhagavati’, the protective goddess of Kochi royal family.
Today, it is a portrait gallery that depicts the Cochin Rajas and notable for some of the best mythological murals in India.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION about DUTCH PALACE:
Visiting Hours: 10am – 5pm
Entry Fees: INR 2 per person.