The fearless sailor Vasco da Gama opened a direct sea route from Portugal to India in 1498.

When Vasco da Gama first landed at a port in Kerala, he was turned away by a local ruler. He then strategically approached the ruler of a nearby state and entered into a treaty with him.

Here is a question for you.

This quiz has been created by the Heritage Lab and the Kerala Museum.

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