Built in the Indo-European style way back in 1667, the Bastion Bungalow gets its name from its location on the site of the Stromberg Bastion of the old Dutch fort. The bungalow is situated on River Road in Fort Kochi, Ernakulam. The building blends beautifully into the circular structure of the bastion, has a tiled roof and a typical first floor verandah in wood along its front portion. Though it has been said that a network of secret tunnels runs beneath the bungalow, none have been found.
Bastion Bungalow has been declared as a protected monument by the State Department of Archaeology and now houses District Heritage Museum.
Visiting Hours: 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm
Nearest railway station: Ernakulam about 13 km away from Fort Kochi
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 45 km from Fort Kochi
Latitude: 9.967356, Longitude: 76.241217