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Chendamangalam Fort : Kerala

Chendamangalam Fort

The Chendamangalam Fort is located in a small town in Ernakulam district of Cochin. Chendamangalam Fort of Kochi Kerala is situated at about 42 kilometers from Ernakulam district of Kerala. The fort is surrounded by vast expanses of lush green landscape and small hillocks and has 3 rivers flowing nearby. The fort is 450 years old and houses some rare artifacts, relics and historical documents. You will find not only a unique amalgamation of various natural resources, but you will be amazed to see the unique blend of cultures too. One can find a temple, a mosque and a church in close proximity in Chendamangalam fort.

This region used to be the lodging place of the Paliath Achans, the official Prime Minister of Maharaja of Kochi. Another place of interest is the Vypeenkotta Institution built in the 16th century by the Portuguese. Right next to the seminary is an old Catholic Church built in the 11th century. In India, the first printing press was set up over here.

How to Reach Chendamangalam Fort, Cochin

By Air
Cochin International Airport is just 20 kilometers from this place.

By Rail/Train
The three main railway junctions at Cochin are Cochin harbor, Ernakulam town and Ernakulam junction. From here, one can take local transport that is easily available outside the stations.

By Road
Cochin is well connected by a wide network of roads and can be accessed from anywhere in Kerala.

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