The bungalow was the residence of German scholar and missionary, Rev. Dr. Hermann Gundert, who is renowned for his contributions to the study of the Malayalam language.
The bungalow is a beautiful example of colonial architecture, and has been well-preserved over the years. Visitors can take a tour of the bungalow, and learn about the life and work of Gundert, who lived here for over two decades during the 19th century.
The bungalow is now a museum, and houses several artifacts related to Gundert's life and work, including his personal belongings, rare manuscripts, and books. Visitors can also see a collection of old printing presses and typefaces, which were used by Gundert to print some of the earliest Malayalam books.
Apart from its historical significance, the bungalow is also a popular spot for nature lovers, with lush greenery and beautiful gardens surrounding the building. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the gardens, enjoy the vibrant colors of the flowers, and relax in the peaceful surroundings.
The bungalow is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, and is easily accessible by road and public transport. It is located about 22 kilometers from Kannur town, and can be reached within an hour by car or bus.
Address: QF9J+37J, Koduvally, Thalassery, Kerala 670101
How To Reach
Nearest Railway Station: Thalassery, about 4 km
Nearest Airport: Kannur International Airport, about 24 km