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. Work out when and for how long to visit Paliam Dutch Palace and other North Paravur attractions using our handy North Paravur trip planner.
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  • Paliam Palace can be approached by the get on get off water taxi during the Waterfront Tours in Kerala. During the worst days of Portuguese atrocities in the 16th century, even the Raja of Cochin was....  more »
  • This is a small museum but given the Dutch input into the area, it is well worth a visit. The frescoes and pictures need someone who can tell you the stories associated with them. We went about 12md....  more »
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