The Pierce Leslie Bungalow Fort Kochi is a charming mansion and was the office of Pierce Leslie & Co.,coffee merchants, founded in 1862.
A representative of the Fort Kochi colonial bungalow, this building reflects Portuguese, Dutch and local influences. Characteristic features are wood panels that form the roof of the ground floor, arched doorways, carved doors and sprawling rooms.
Another major attraction of this mansion is the water front veranda and the cascade balcony. Located near Fort Kochi, around 13 km from Ernakulam, this mansion can be reached by hiring taxis from the Kochi city. The bungalow was laid on the plain island grounds on the backwaters.