Started 30 years ago by a jew who settled in Kerala, the antique museum is yet another treasure trove of ancient stuff that belonged to the jews and the locals. They have a whole lot o things ranging from furniture to books and some objects from the stone age too! You have got to check out this precious little museum to believe us.
How to get to Mattancherry
Mattancherry is just a few kilometers off the centre of Kochi and you can get here in half an hour at the maximum through any mode of transport you use.
By Car : It takes you all of fifteen minutes to get here from the centre of the city by a car.
By boat : There are boat services from Ernakulam to Mattancherry. You should get on the boat at the Main boat jetty at Subhash park in Ernakulam.
By bus and metro : There are plenty of buses to Mattancherry from the rest of the town. If you wish to take a train, the nearest metro station you should get down at would be the one at Jain temple.
Food in this locality that you must try
The famous restaurant Kayees which is in Mattancherry dishes out one of Kerala’s best biryani, something that you must try while you are here. The sweet shop Shantilal’s, that happens to be located here is known for their masala tea and all their milk-based sweets. You must also make a stop at Rino’s juice shop while you’re in Mattancherry to sample one of their yummy juices.
Where to stay in Mattancherry
While staying in Kochi is an option as well, you can also stay right here in Mattancherry which has some beautiful hotels and homestays. The Ginger house museum hotel and the Zorais homestay are two such places you will love staying at. For more, look up here.
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