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City Tour - Museums

Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy Gallery of Contemporary Art
It is situated at the Durbar Hall ground on D H Road. The hall had been the durbar of the raja of Cochin.
Direction:  W      Distance:  5 Km   

Parikshith Thampuram Museum
Situated near the Ernakulam Siva Temple, This museum features collections of the 19th century paintings , Pre-historic monuments , Scriptures in stone & Plaster of paris, Copies of mural paintings, Old coins in a numismatic gallery & the collection from the Cochin royal family. Timings: 9:00 hrs to 12:30 hrs and 14:00 hrs to 16:30 hrs, Closed on Mondays.
Direction:  W      Distance:  5 Km   

Maritime Kochi Museum
At the museum, the visitors are enlightened on the evolution of the navy since 1612, when the Indian Marine was established in Surat and highlights Indian Navy's share of glory, when it took on its aggressors and eventually emerged victorious in the end. A section of the museum presents interesting aspects of shipbuilding activities in India. It unravels India's prowess in shipbuilding, which took its culture to the shores of Java, Sumatra and Bali between 3rd century BC and 12th century AD.Visiting hours: 0930 to 1300 hrs &1400 to 1800 hrs.
Direction:  W      Distance:  7 Km   

Museum of Kerala History
Paintings and Sculptures section of the gallery presents original paintings and sculptures by contemporary Indian artists and authentic reproductions indian murals and works of selected world masters. The Centre for Visual Arts, a Sound & Light show presenting scenes from the political, social, and cultural history of Kerala with Commentaries in English and Malayalam. Open 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays.
Direction:  N      Distance:  7 Km   

Kallikota -Tripunithura
As the name suggests, this beautiful, imposing building - a legacy of the Dutch rule - served as an entertainment auditorium to the erstwhile royalty featuring dance, drama, and plays. Today it functions largely as a marriage hall. Situated near the Poornathreyesa temple.
Direction:  E      Distance:  8 Km   

Hill Palace - Tripunithura
Built in 1865 AD by Raja of Kochi and the province was ruled from here. The palace complex consists of 49 traditional Kerala architectural style buildings. Now it is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala displaying 13 categories of exhibits, including paintings, carvings and other royal antiquities donated by the Cochin, Travancore royal families and the Paliam Devaswom.
Direction:  E      Distance:  8 Km   

Palliport (Pallipuram) Fort
The oldest European fort built in India, built by the Portuguese in 1503, situated at the far end of Vypin island. It is Small and hexagonal, the structure's walls have around 20 cannon emplacements.The Dutch captured the fort in 1661 and sold it to the State of Travancore in 1789. Open on Thursdays.
Direction:  W      Distance:  12 Km   

Dutch Palace
The Dutch Palace (Mattancherry palace) was originally built by the Portugese. Later, in 17th century and presented to the Maharaja of Cochin in 1555 AD, in 1663 AD the Dutch modified it and presented to the Raja Veera Kerala Varma of Kochi. Coronation of many Rajas of Kochi were held in the Central Hall of this double- storey quadrangular building. Rooms adjacent contain breathtaking 17th-century murals depicting scenes from the Puranas and the great epics - the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.Open 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed on Fridays.
Direction:  S      Distance:  14 Km   

Indo-Portuguese Museum
A very small museum but has some interesting exhibits, situated Adjacent to the Bishop House, Fortkochi.The museum is divided into 5 main sections, according to the nature of items displayed. They are Altar, Treasure, Procession, Civil Life and Cathedral. Visiting Hours: 10 to 17hrs. Closed on Mondays and all Public Holidays. Entry is free on 1st Thursday of every month.
Direction:  W      Distance:  16 Km   

one of the largest elephant capturing centres of South India. In 1977 the elephant capturing came to an end, but the elephant kraal and training centre are still there intact. Now it becomes a forest elephant care centre, here you can see baby elephants rescued from the forests being cared for. Elephants are also trained here. Kodanadu is 15 km from Perumbavoor.
Direction:  NE      Distance:  45 Km   

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