Krishnapuram Palace

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A palace museum maintained by the Archaeological Department of Kerala is located in Kayamkulam near Alappuzha. Palace was built in the 18th century near the Krishnaswamy Temple at Krishnapuram by Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma, a king of Travancore Kingdom.

The Kerala architectural style of the palace with gabled roof, narrow corridor, dormer windows, large pond and the secretive tunnel attracts the tourists. Palace holds exhibits that belonged to Krishnapuram Palace and its former occupant, the Travancore Maharaja Marthanda Varma.

Kerala’s largest mural painting [154 sq.ft] entitled as Gajendra Moksham, the double edged Kayamkulam Vaal and one of the four statues of Buddha are to be found in this palace.  

 

Visiting Time: 9am to 5pm ( Except Monday )

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