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Bolgatty Palace




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          Bolgatty Palace is located on the Bolgatty Island in Kochi. Bolgatty Palace Originally built by Dutch traders in 1744 and it is the oldest of its kind that exists outside Holland. It is an island of calm right in the midst of the bustling City of Kochi.






          One of the oldest existing Dutch palaces outside Holland, this quaint mansion, built in 1744, by Dutch traders, was later extended and gardens were landscaped around it. The building was then the Governor's palace for the commander of Dutch Malabar, and later in 1909 was leased to the British. It served as the home of the British Governors, being the seat of the British Resident of Cochin during the British regime.


          In 1947, when India obtained independence, the palace became the property of the state and was later converted into a heritage hotel resort. Bolgatty Palace now has a swimming pool, 9-hole golf course, ayurvedic centre and daily Kathakali performances and is a holiday destination for Indian and overseas tourists.


 

          There is in a temple dedicated to Shiva that is the first of its kind in Kerala. The other centre of attraction in this property is Kochi International Marina and Bolgatty Event Centre.








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     Location


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 Nearest Airport:

 Cochin International Airport

 Road :

 From Airport to spot(32.6 km, 52 mins )


   Directions :






1. Head north on Airport Rd/Domestic Terminal Rd
           450 m

2. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit
           180 m

3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Airport Rd Pass by State Bank of India (on the right in 300 m)
           4.6 km

4. Turn left at Athaani Airport Jct onto Salem-Kanyakumari Hwy Pass by Petrol Pump (on the left in 4.9 km)
           11.8 km

5. Continue onto NH 47/47C Slip Rd
           240 m

6. Turn right onto ICT Road Pass by Indian Oil Petrol And Diesel Pump (on the left in 700 m)
           6.6 km

7. Turn left toward Service Rd
           10 m

8. Turn right onto Service Rd
           500 m

9. Turn left toward Kothad Bridge
           140 m

10. Continue straight onto Kothad Bridge
           1.1 km

11. Slight right at Toddy onto Chittoor Cheranallur Rd Pass by Centre For Taxation & Accounting (on the left in 600 m)
           750 m

12. Turn left at Vaidhyarethnam Ayurvedic Shop onto Chittoor Rd Pass by Cheranallur Service Co-Operative Bank (on the right)
           3.8 km

13. Turn right at Pachalam Jn onto Chathiyath Rd Pass by Mt Carmel Church (on the right)
           350 m

14. Continue onto Goshree Chathiyath Rd
           1.2 km

15. Turn right onto Goshree Rd
           600 m

16. Take the 1st left
           46 m

17. Slight right
           500 m

18.Spot





     Location




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 Nearest Railway station:

 Ernakulam South Railway Station

 Road :

 From Ernakulam South Railway Station to spot(6.1 km, 15 mins )


   Directions :





1. Head south on S Railway Station Rd
           150 m

2. Turn left to stay on S Railway Station Rd Pass by Tourist Land Tour & Travel (on the left)
           130 m

3. Take the 2nd right onto Carrier Station Rd Pass by Southend Residency (on the left)
           250 m

4. Take the 1st left onto Karakkat Rd
           160 m

5. Take the 1st left onto Chittoor Rd Pass by Lakshmi Vilas Bank (on the left)
           200 m

6. Take the 1st right onto Swami Chinmayananda Rd Pass by Santhigiri Inn (on the right)
           190 m

7. At Jos Jct, continue onto Durbar Hall Rd Pass by KSFE (on the right)
           550 m

8. At BTH Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Park Ave Pass by the park (on the left)
           900 m

9. Turn left onto Shanmugham Rd Pass by Ernakulam District Co-operative Bank Ltd (on the left)
           1.3 km

10. Continue onto Abraham Madamakkal Rd Pass by Office of the Advocate General (on the right)
           1.0 km

11. Turn left onto Goshree Rd
           600 m

12. Take the 1st left
           46 m

13. Slight right
           500 m

14.Spot



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