Kerala Travels Kerala Fashions Kerala Hotels Kerala Taxi
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala, Kerala tourism, Kerala travels, Kerala hotels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Kerala.com-Kerala Events-Kerala News- Kerala Realestate-Kerala Travels
Explore Kerala  
 
Kerala Monuments

            Monuments of Kerala at

               
            Ernakulam

            St Francis Church :
            Built in 1503 by Portuguese Fransciscan friars,this is India's oldest European church ,Vascoda Gama's mortal remains were buried here in 1524 before they were removed to Lisbin

            .
            Santa Cruz Basillica : Dating back to 1558,this church has beautiful murals on the ceiling.
            Mattanchery(Dutch) Palace: Built in 1557, the palace has on display murals depicting scenes from the Indian epics ans legends , Dutch maps,period furniture and royal collections.

            Jewish Synagogue :
            The oldest Synagogue in the common wealth , this was constructed in 1568. Hand painted willow patterned floor tiles, Hebrew inscriptions on stone slabs, scroll from the Old Testament ,ancient scripts on copper plates, etc, are the attractions here.

            Bolgatty palace: Built by the Dutch in 1744, this palace is today a hotel run by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation.

            Hill Palace Museum, Thrippunithura:
            The palace complex built in 1865 houses an ethno archaeological museum and Kerala's first ever heritage museum.

            Chinese Fishing Nets/Vasco da Gama Square
            These huge cantilevered fishing nets are the legacy of one of the first visitors to the Malabar Coast. Erected here between 1350 and 1450 AD by traders from the court of Kublai Khan,these nets are built of teak wood and bamboo poles. The best place to watch the nets being lowered into the sea and catch being brought in is the Vasco da Gama Square, a narrow promenade that runs along the beach. The square is an ideal place to idle, with stalls serving fresh delicious seafood, tender coconut etc.








            Kerala Hotels, Resorts, Houseboats

            Kovalam
            Kovalam Hotels
            Kumarakom
            Kumarakom Hotels
            Munnar
            Munnar Hotels
            Thekkady
            Thekkady Hotels
            Ernakulam, Kochi
            Kochi, Ernakulam Hotels
            Vagamon
            Vagamon Hotels
            Bekal
            Bekal Hotels


            Kerala Real Estate
            Kerala Travels
            Kerala tAXI0
             
            Privacy Policy Terms of Service | Disclaimer | Payments to Kerala.com | How to Advertise |  Franchisee | About Us | Contact | Sitemap
            Hosted and Maintained by 
            Worldviewer Dot Com (India) Pvt. Ltd.