Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kochi

Kochi is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kochi one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kochi is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kochi or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kochi. Explore the historical monuments of Kochi with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kochi guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kochi page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Kochi with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Kerala Folklore Museum

    #1 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Kerala Folklore Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Sculpture

    Address: Pandit Karuppan Road, Near Thevara Ferry Junction, Kochi, Kerala 682013, India

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Everything in this museum is a treasure celebrating Kerala and its heritage, including the building itself. Combining the architectural styles of Malabar, Cochin and Travancore, the museum was imagine...Read more

  2. Jew Town

    #2 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Jew Town

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Market, Neighborhoods , Old Town

    Address: Anavathil, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Jew Town is famous for the antique shops all along its sides. The Jew Town is a narrow street between Mattancherry Palace and the Synagogue. This is a wonderful place to hang out. It’s clean and...Read more

  3. Paradesi Synagogue

    #3 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Paradesi Synagogue

    Tags: Synagogue

    Address: Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Paradesi Synagogue, in a corner of Jew Town, is more than a hundred years old and houses many rare antiques. The synagogue, that woos many visitors, adds to the quaint charm of Mattancherry. The w...Read more

  4. Mattancherry Palace

    #4 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Mattancherry Palace

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Exhibition

    Address: Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A tour of the museum would feel like a walk through a story-book. Artifacts and exhibits, rearranged chronologically, tell the history of Cochin in an engaging way. Into its third phase of renovation,...Read more

  5. Princess Street

    #5 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Princess Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Cafe, Restaurant, Streets

    Address: Princess St, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The houses and buildings on either side of this street, one of the oldest in Kochi, display a curious mix of British, Dutch, Portuguese and French styles of architecture. They are all pastel colors, w...Read more

  6. Hill Palace Of Tripunithura

    #6 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Hill Palace Of Tripunithura

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Hill Palace Rd, Karingachira, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam, Kerala 682301

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Hill Palace is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala, near Tripunithura. Built in 1865, the Palace complex consists of 49 buildings in the traditional architectural style, spreading across ...Read more

  7. Museum Of Kerala History

    #7 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Museum Of Kerala History

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: NH 47, Koonamthai, Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala 682024

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The light and sound shows of this museum are famous, and they tell of Kerala's origins. Scenes from history, from the state's earliest inhabitants to contemporary times, are depicted in 38 life-size t...Read more

  8. Karingachira Church

    #8 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Karingachira Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Seaport - Airport Rd, Irumpanam, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam, Kerala 682030, India

    Also known as the St. George Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, this ancient church was built almost 13 centuries ago in 722AD. It is possibly one of the first churches in India! It was established after the ...Read more

  9. Dutch Cemetery

    #9 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Dutch Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Dutch Cemetery Rd, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Behind an unassuming looking gate near Fort Kochi beach is this unexpected attraction. Buried in the cemetery are 104 Dutch merchants and soldiers from centuries ago. It is a dilapidated looking place...Read more

  10. Dutch Palace Mattancherry Palace

    #10 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
    Dutch Palace Mattancherry Palace

    Tags: Palace

    Address: Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace in Kochi which is also known as the Dutch Palace. Gifted by the Portuguese as a present to the king of Kochi around 1555, today it is a portrait gallery of t...Read more

  11. St. Francis Church Cemetery

    #11 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
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    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: KB Jacob Rd, Thamaraparambu, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

  12. Jewish Synagogue

    #12 of 12 Historical Places in Kochi
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    Tags: Synagogue

    Address: Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala 682002, India

    Timings: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Details

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