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The Guest is God The culture of treating the guest as God is a part of the elegant and dignified culture of India. Kerala is a small state where the three major religions Hindu, Muslim and Christian live in harmony is and integration The realization of this union and alliance is the fruition of the culture of treating the guest as god We have assimilated the admirable side of all the colonial cultures and has been able to build up a glorious and lofty culture that itself provided a fertilized field for all the visitors to be delighted in the beauty and culture of the Gods Own Country, Kerala.

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ERNAKULAM

Ernakulam district formed on 1st April 1958 carving areas of erstwhile Travancore-Kochi-Malabar kingdoms.

Major portion of the district is from the Kochi kingdom. The district consists of the mainland Ernakulam, the man made Willington Island, Mattanchery, Fort Kochi, world's most populous area of Vypeen Island, Bolghatty Palace etc. Kochi is the most modern city of Kerala where the best shopping, markets and bazars arelocated.
From time immemorial Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese seafarers followed the sea route to Kochi and left their impressions in the town. The Chinese fishing nets, believed to be erected in 1350 AD, swaying in the breeze over backwaters, the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Portuguese Architecture, Bolghatty Palace etc. enrich the heritage of Kerala.The word Ernakulam was drawn from a Tamil word Erayanarkulam means abode of Lord Shiva's.

Majority of islands in Kerala are in Ernakulam district which was from different parts of old Cochin-Travancore-Malabar area. The main islands of this district all man-made Willington Island,World's most populated Vypeen Island, Cheriya Kadamakkudi, Valiya Kadamakkudi, Ramanthuruthu, Ponjikkara, Vallarpadam, Kumbalam, Panangad, Cheppanam, Nettoor, Pizhala, Kankattuthuruthu, Korampadam, Cheranelloor, Chathanadu, Chendamangalam. All these islands are populated areas. All these islands are believed to have formed from the soil accumulated due to soil erosion of highlands.

BASTION BUNGLOW

Built in the Indo-European style way back in 1667 AD, Bastion Bungalow get its name from its location on the site of the Stromberg Bastion of the old, Dutch fort

BHOOTHATHANKETTU

scenic dam site with boating facilities is situated in a vast virgin forest. It is a popular picnic sport with Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary near by. (50 km north east of Ernakulam town)

BOLGHATTY PALACE

Bolghatty palace built by the Dutch in 1744. Later it became the seat of the British Resident of Cochin. Today it is a hotel run by K.T.D.C. The grounds have a small golf course & several vantage points for lovely views of the harbour & the sea. (3 kms from Ernakulam by Boat)

CHENDAMANGALAM

This land was once the abode of the Paliath Achans, the prime ministers of the Maharajas of Kochi. Their residence, the Paliam Palace represents the architectural splendour of Kerala. The Palace houses a collection of historic documents and relics. (about 42 km from Ernakulam)

CHERAI BEACH

Cherai Beach offers a unique combination of sea and backwaters rimmed by lush green coconut palms. (25 kms from Kochi)

DUTC H PALACE

The Dutch palace or Mattancherry palace was originally built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Cochin, Veera Kerala Varma in 1555. It was later taken over by the Dutch who improved it through extensions and repairs in 1663. (Mattanchery)

HILL PALACE

The largest archeological museum of Kerala. Paintings, carvings, etchings and other trappings of royalty like majestic beds ,weapons and samples of epigraphy. (13 Kms from Cochin on the Ernakulam-Chottanikara route )

IRRINGOLE FOREST TEMPLE

Iringole Kavu, a temple in tropical rain forest in the middle of a town (8 kms from Kalady Town )

JEWISH SYNAGOGUE

The Synagogue at Mattancherry built in 1568 is the oldest Synagogue in the Common Wealth Countries. It was partially destroyed in the war of 1662, but was rebuilt by Dutch. In the mid 18th century the clock tower was added. (Fort Kochi )

KALADY

Kalady is the birth place of Adi Shankaracharya the great Indian Philosopher who lived in the 8th century. 2 shrines in memory of Sankaracharya - one for Dakshinamoorthy and the other for the Goddes Sharada. (Kalady, 45 Kms from Cochin )

KALLIL TEMPLE

A 9th century Jain temple shaped out of from a huge rock on a small hill in a picturesque surrounding. The visitor has to climb 120 steps to reach this rare historic temple. (22 kms from Kalady )

KODANAD

Kodanad is 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. (45 kms. to the north east of Cochin city and 12 kms. to the east of Perumbavoor town )

KOTTAYIL KOVILAKAM

Kottayil Kovilakam at Chennamangalam, which was the seat of Kshatriya chieftains of Villarvattom is situated near the ancient Kunnathali temple. Chennamangalam is an important center of handloom weaving and coir manufacturing. (42 kms from ernakulam)

MARINE DRIVE

Marine Drive is considered to be one of the most beautiful part of Kochy city. The marine walk is the main hangout for the local populace as the view of the backwaters and the harbour from here is excellent. (Ernakulam)

PALLIPURAM FORT

Pallippuram fort was built by the Portuguese in 1503. It is one of the oldest existing European monuments in India. The Dutch captured the fort in 1661 and sold it to the State of Travancore in 1789 This fort is situated in the northern extremity of the Vypeen Island at Pallipuram

PARIKSHIT THAMPURAN MUSEUM

This museum features collections of the 19th century paintings , Pre-historic monuments , Old coins in a numismatic gallery,Scriptures in stone & Plaster of paris, Copies of mural paintings etc & the collection from the Cochin royal family. adjacent to the Shiva temple in Darbar Hall Road, Ernakulam

SANTA CRUZ BASCILLICA

This Roman Catholic church is situated near the St.Francis church and is worth a visit.It is a specimen of portugese architecture built in 1503. 'Frescoes'and mural paintings decorate the ceiling and interior parts of the church.

ST FRANCIS CHURCH

The first European church in India. Originally built in wood and named Santo Antonio in the 16th Century. Vasco da Gama was buried here in 1524.

WILLINGDON ISALAND

A manmade island named after Lord Willingdon a former British Viceroy to india. Cochin Harbour, Southern Naval Command, Best hotels in the city, Port Trust head quarters, major trading centers etc. are situated at Willingdon Island. (Connected to the mainland by road-cum-railway Venduruthy Bridge )

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