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Chittoor Kottaram
South India

In the quiet backwaters of Kerala a King´s mansion getaway awaits you. Full of history and heritage, the Chittoor Kottaram sits a short boat ride away from mainland Kochi, with its wooden rooftops and 18th century architecture that will take you back in time. The Raja of Cochin built a temple for his family and himself to visit and soon after built the Chittoor Kottaram right next to the temple so he could come and stay when he pleased.

The Chittoor Kottaram is an ideal destination for couples looking for quiet and peace. The architecture is a mix between colonial influences and traditional Keral style. Explore the beautiful green gardens, try the homely food and enjoy the serenity of the backwaters. Keralan way of life highlights subtleness and discreetness, which are reflected in this historic mansion.

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