Muziris was an active port on the west coast of southern India in the 1st century BCE. Through many centuries, it became the region’s window to the world of different cultures, religions, and levels of…
The Muziris Heritage Project is one of the biggest conservation projects in India, where the state and the central governments have come together, with support from the UNESCO, to conserve a rich culture that is 3000 years old or more. The region that forms a part of the heritage project lies between North Paravur in Ernakulam district and Kodungallur in Thrissur district. Muziris was an active port on the west coast of southern India in the 1st century BCE.
The Muziris International Research and Convention Centre is designed to promote the interests of researchers, scholars and historians who are keen on studying the cultural heritage and historical importance of the Muziris region.
IHSCK - The Institute for Heritage Studies of Coastal Kerala - a research branch formed to study the culture, history and heritage of coastal Kerala, also functions under the Muziris Research and Convention Centre.
The Muziris Heritage Project organises interactive sessions and programmes to educate and bring awareness among the public about the history and heritage of Muziris.