Category:Mattancherry

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Mattancherry (Malayalam: മട്ടാഞ്ചേരി) is the western part of city of Kochi in the Indian state of Kerala. It is said that the name Mattancherry is drawn from "Ancherry Mattam", a Namboodiri en:illam which then the foreign traders pronounced it as Matt-Ancherry, gradually became Mattancherry. Mattancherry is a part of Ernakulam district and a popular a tourist destination, surrounded by the backwaters, among them the Jewish Synagogue, the Palace Museum, Mattacherry Pazhayannur Royal temple and a Jain's Temple and Mosques.9°57′45″N 76°15′15″E / 9.9625°N 76.25417°E / 9.9625; 76.25417

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