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Built by the Portuguese in 1557, the palace was presented to Raja Veera Kerala Varma of Kochi (Cochin), before it was renovated in 1663 by the Dutch. This palace also houses a temple in the central courtyard that is enshrined with the deity of Palayannur Bhagwati.

On either side of the courtyard are smaller shrines dedicated to Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva. Formerly, the central hall on the upper story of the palace was used as a venue for conducting the crowning ceremony of the Rajas of Kochi.

The major highlights of Mattancherry Palace are the murals on the walls of the palace. These murals depict scenes from Hindu mythological epics like the Ramayana, the Mahabharata, and the Puranas.

This palace also features a gallery that holds exhibits of royal memorabilia like attires, turbans, and weapons that belong to the Rajas of Kochi. The entire history of the Kochi kings has been depicted clearly here.

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