Saturday, 21 March 2015

Historical Places In Kerala

By Raj Thakkar  |  10:57 No comments

Kerala is one of the beautiful state of India for Travel and Tourism. But here you will get travel information about only those places which have historical importance. Yes, I am going to deliver information about Historical Places of Kerala. There are many historical places in state Kerala. Its difficult to discuss about all places but the places which are famous are listed over here.

Historical Places of Kerala

Tellicherry Fort

Tellicherry Fort is a situated at Thallasery town of Kannur district in Kerala state. Tellicherry Fort was built by British east India company in 1708 to protract Malabar coast. Tellicherry Fort includes strong and massive walls, Secret tunnels to the sea and strong flanking bastions and intricately carved huge doors. It has an imposing structure. Right now Tellicherry Fort is a historical monument and preserved by Archaeological Survey of India. 


Chacha Nehru Children's Museum
It is a museum for Children located at Thycaud in Trivandrum. This museum includes Dalls, Stamps and Masks. In this museum, there are around 2000 dalls.There is also section which consists paintings of children from all over the world. A mini aquarium is also there in this museum. This museum is named after pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who loved the children most. Children were used to call him as Chacha and that's why this museum is also famous as Chacha Nehru Children's Museum.

Mattancherry Palace

Dutch Palace
It is a Portuguese palace which is also known as Dutch Palace. Dutch Palace is located at Mattancherry , Kochi. This Palace was gifted to raja of Cochin in 1555 by Portuguese. After one century in 1663 Dutch carried few extensions and renovations in this Palace. After that this palace became popular as dutch palace.

Bekal Fort

Bekal Fort
It is one of the largest forts of Kerala. It is situated at Kasaragod district, North Kerala. Shivappa Nayaka constructed this Bekal fort in 1650 AD. Though it was built by Shivappa, later on Bekal fort was passed in hands of Hyder Ali, Tipu Sultan and Britishers. Initially it was built in defensive structure and hence there is no palace inside Bekal Fort. 

So friends above are the famous Historical Places in Kerala. I hope this information is helpful to you. If anyone has already visited to any of the above places then must share your experience in comment box which can help others. Have a nice day. 
 

Author: Raj Thakkar

Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University.

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