Koder House, the magnificent building constructed by Samuel. S. Koder of
the Cochin Electric Company in 1808 AD is a supreme example of
transition from colonial to Indo-European architecture.
Features like Veranda Seats at the entrance, floor tiles set in a chess
board pattern, red coloured brick like facade, carved wood furniture and
a wooden bridge connecting to separate structure across the street are
unique to this Bungalow.
Chess Board Pattern, Wooden
Prime Attractions of Cochin (Kochi)
A Scenic island near the city of Ernakulam, Bolghatty
is famous for the Bolghatty Palace built by the Dutch in 1744 AD.
Originally built by the Portuguese in the mid-16th
century, the Dutch Palace or Mattancherry Palace is located at
Mattancherry. It was presented to the Kochi Maharaja in 1555 AD and
later taken over by the Dutch who carried out repairs and extended it
A leisurely walk through the lanes of the city is
the best way to discover historic Fort Kochi. An obscure fishing village
that became the first European township in India, Kochi has an eventful
and colourful history. more..
The oldest synagogue in India, it was built in 1586
AD by the prosperous Jewish community whose links with Kerala began in
Kodungalloor in northern Kerala. more..