ochi is one of the best tourist destinations in Kerala. Being a place that has developed tremendously over the past few years, Kochi is also today one of the major industrial hubs of the state.
Like any other place in Kerala, Kochi too has its share of art and culture to contribute to the artistic charm of the state. Today, let us take you to some of the best art galleries in Kochi that are not to be missed on your next trip to this beautiful land!
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Vancasso Art Gallery
Vancasso Art Gallery is for the art lovers who would love to buy masterpieces at reasonable rates. Located in Mattancherry in Kochi, the art gallery specialises in replicas of famous oil paintings that are otherwise too expensive to own. The gallery assures the technical authenticity of the paintings.
Kashi Art Gallery
We have heard of palaces that later became museums. Similarly, Kashi Art Gallery is an old Dutch house that later got converted to an art gallery. Kashi Art Gallery is a representation of the artistic talent that the city has. The gallery that also houses a café, is a popular hangout spot for art lovers who can have a chitchat on their favourite subject over a cup of coffee. Art exhibitions, workshops and other events are other highlights of the gallery.
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David Hall is an old Dutch house that was built from the materials from the ruins of the past. History has it that the house was built by the Dutch East India Company to accommodate military personnel during the time of Dutch occupation. The house today is a gallery and a hangout place for art lovers, with a collection of contemporary works and a café to sit and share ideas.
Pepper House is a visual treat in every sense. While the interiors of the gallery take you through the rich historical past of the place, the exteriors of the gallery lead you to the alluring backwaters of Kerala. Located in Fort Kochi, Pepper House is a hub of contemporary art and events that promote young artists of the region.
Travel to these art galleries and be a part of the world of artists, masterpieces and innovative ideas!