Muziris Enters International Heritage Map- The New Indian Express
February 24, 2016 at 6:30:00 PM
Article published in The New Indian Express by Saumesh Thimbath, on how the inauguration of the first phase of the Muziris Heritage Project is expected to put Kerala on the international heritage map. The first phase of the Muziris Heritage Project was set to be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at the International Convention Centre at KKTM Government College in Kodungallur.
The primary focus of the project is to reclaim the culture and heritage of the region through research, heritage conservation, and tourism development that will provide access to historic buildings. Due to the project's status as India's greatest historical reclamation endeavour, it attracted interest on a global scale. 18 of the 29 sites included in the first plan are included in the first phase, including, among others, the Paliam Museums, Cheraman Juma Masjid, and the Pattanam Excavation Site.