Monuments In Kerala


We all know Kerala is famous about the great natural beauty and pristine beaches. But the state beauty is so not confined to the natural beauty only one can find a wide range of monuments and historical sites that will steal your charm. The state monuments are the perfect representation of art and architecture that tells many things about bygone kingly era of the state. Here are some of the major monuments in Kerala from which you can get a glimpse of the historical and cultural wealth of the state.

1. Mattancherry Palace

Mattancherry Palace is beautiful monument which is also called the Dutch Palace. The palace was constructed by the Portuguese and then later given to Cochin’s king as a present and therefore it was called Ducth Palace.

2. Bekal Fort

Situated near the Bekal beach, this beautiful edifice is spread in a about 40 acres in Kasargod district. The major attractions in the fort is the water-tank that controls the flight of moves.

3. Krishnapuram Palace

It was around 18th century when this majestic fort of Krishnapuram Palace was built. It was constructed during the reign of south Indian king Marthanda Varma. The Palace houses old paintings, inscriptions, coins, stone monuments and many other antiques.