Trip to Historical Places of Kerala from North to South - My Kerala Trip

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Kerala Historical Places

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Kerala- Ideal for History and Culture Vacations

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Besides amazing natural attractions and delightful culture, the best thing about Kerala is its rich history that dates back to Mauriyan Empire. This vibrant state that is dear to God has been a major contribution India's rich culture and history since ancient days. As mentioned in the third-century historical evidence from the era of emperor Asoka, Kerala has been famous for its spices among foreigners and emperors. During your Kerala trip, do not forget to visit the historical monuments and cultural centers that speak many fascinating tales of archaeological buffs and culture. Many archaeological enthusiasts and artists visit Kerala with some popular Kerala tour packages from Gcc and other major cities of India, with trusted tour operators like My Kerala Trip, to get indulge in the magnificence of these historical treasures. If you are one among those travel enthusiasts who get smitten by the beauty of magnificent historical monuments, then don’t miss out these places in Kerala.

Day 1

Thalassery Fort

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This magnificent historical monument which was built by the British east India company in Kannur district of Kerala stands out as an impressive structure with big walls. the fort encloses some tunnels and underground chambers that once served as hiding burrows for the defeated British army employees. Sitting on a rocky cliff proper on the threshold of the beautiful Malabar Coast and flanked by lush gardens, it gives for an excellent ambiance to get some flavor of local history and history. you could either go for leisurely walks alongside the fort’s expansive ramparts and reveal yourselves in a few panoramic views of the turquoise sea or simply relax and spend a laid-back time in its well-manicured lawns. And needless to mention, earlier than all of the recreational stuff, taking an excursion of the castle is an absolute ought to; as you cross across the fortified partitions, you're sure to be intrigued with many thrilling tales related to it; be it the imprisonment of the navy of Mysore ruler, Hyder Ali or strategizing the capture of Pazhassi Raja, a exquisite Indian freedom fighter popularly known as the ‘Lion of Kerala’, the fortress has stood as a silent witness to many conspiracies planned by the British officials in the past to had their controls secured over the Malabar area.

it is an absolute pride for site visitors who have a penchant for records and architecture. So, if you are also amongst those avid history buffs, a go to here virtually needs to be marked for your journey itineraries.

Bekal Fort

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It is one of the largest and most preserved forts in Kerala. Located near Pallikara village in Kasargod district this offers a picturesque spot for the vacationers. A fortress with first-rate historic and archaeological significance built in mid-seventeenth century through the Shivappa Nayaks of Badnore, it attracts hundreds of historians and archaeologists who come here to take a look at and unfold its hidden mysteries.

Day 2

Jewish Synagogue

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This place is also commonly known as Paradesi Synagogue or Mattancherry synagogue, which is the oldest active synagogue that is more than a hundred years old and is home to many rare antiques. It is located in the small neighborhood of Mattancherry in Kochi and was built around 1567 by the Jewish community of Fort Kochi.

Dutch Palace

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Located close to the Jewish synagogue, this significant historical landmark that is also known as Mattancherry palace was built by Portuguese in 1557. The simple white exteriors of the palace beautifully complement with the lush greenery of the surrounding areas. The place is home to typical Kerala mural that conveys portraits and exhibits of emperors of old Cochin. The palace is the best example of the traditional Kerala naalukettu model and there is also a temple which is dedicated to lord Bhagavathi who was the protector of the royal family.

Day 3

Fort Kochi

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This historic center of Cochin- the gateway to Kerala is one of the most important historical places to visit in Kerala. Steeped in rich antiquity and dotted with buildings and monuments that reminisce of the Dutch, Portuguese and British colonial era in the country this place is well worth taking some historical walks during your trip to this vibrant land with some endearing Kerala travels with My Kerala Trip and other major cities, listening to those exciting yet ‘never-heard-before’ memories of the past. pause for a second and marvel at the fascinating vistas of the ‘Chinese Fishing Nets’ that precariously grasp over the wood cantilevers lined along the beach of this antique town. standing tall in their lustrous glory as a proud image of Kerala’s colonial legacy, those nets appearance even more surreal against the backdrop of the setting sun; no wonder, they may be one of the maximum photographed sights here and can be seen ornamenting professional picture postcards and postal stamps of the country.

After a tiring day of on foot around fort Kochi, exploring its ancient and cultural historical past attractions, in case you feel wiped out, relax for a few amusement at the ‘Kerala Kathakali Centre’, an institute that paintings toward propagating extraordinary conventional art sorts of Kerala; watch a outstanding Kathakali performance here and research a few interesting historical statistics about this stunning dance nevertheless this place is always going to be etched in your memories for the lifetime.

St.Francis Church

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This is the oldest European church in India and one of the most significant historical places in India. Which was built in 1503? One of the high historically tremendous places in Kerala, which once stood as a quiet spectator to the warfare of various colonial powers within India, the church these days, attracts endless tourists from across the globe. The architecture of this historical church, although not very artistic and modern-day, nonetheless manages to grab admiration the stained glass windows and fantastic porticoes flanked with stepped pinnacle just add to its vintage world charm. What in addition draws the attention of many is its vintage collection of hand-operated fabric enthusiasts which can be until date, worked upon manually with ropes on either side. Except all that, what marks for the most vital highlight of this church is its association with Vasco da Gama, the first Portuguese dealer and voyager who landed in India; the church is famous as the resting ground of this famous explorer who was buried here in 1524. Despite the fact that his mortal remains had been dispatched returned to Portugal 14 years later, the burial area nonetheless attracts many curious travelers from parts of the sector.

‘St. Francis Church’ has come an extended way from being a Roman Catholic Church to a Reformist Church maintained with the aid of the Dutch to finally transforming into an Anglican Church. Nowadays, this church is owned by CSI (Church of South India) and has ended up a crucial part of Kochi’s identity. Vacationers are welcome to go to this church any day of the week except Sundays and public vacations whilst its miles busy hosting the ordinary prayer services for the locals.

Day 4

Krishnapuram Palace

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This palace is located in Alleppey district and is an embodied of typical Kerala architecture and is a protected monument by the Archaeological department. The palace is home to many fascinating paintings and mural.

Padmanabhapuram Palace

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This palace dates back to 16th century which is located a few kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram (also called Trivandrum) city. This architectural wonder that marks splendid royal culture of the princely state of Travancore is a must visit the place during your Kerala trip.

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