Muziris Heritage Site,Heritage site, Paravur – Kerala

Muziris World Heritage Site is an exceptional example of buildings and archaeological sites and landscape, which illustrates a significant stage in the history of mankind Kerala . This historical region provides an exceptional testimony of a cultural tradition, of which monumental structures also occupy an important place.
The built heritage of Muziris is very extensive and there are few notable buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries spread throughout this heritage, but especially in Chennamangalam and Kodungalloor. The surviving elements of Muziris include not only buildings but also markets, streets and sidewalks, bridges and cemeteries. The natural environment is of great importance to the state of Muziris Heritage Site. The networks of waterways have influenced and inspired the architecture and growth of built heritage.