Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kanyakumari
About Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kanyakumari
Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kanyakumari - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: Kulasekharam-Thuckalay Road,Thuckalay,Tamil Nadu,629175
Ticket Price: 25 INR
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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The Padmanabhapuram Palace is actually located at the southern tip of Tamil Nadu but is interestingly looked after by the Kerela Government instead. The building with its clay roof and old architecture itself is beautiful and elegant. It has been simply decorated. Unlike lavish and tall palaces in other parts of the country this place has a very rustic feel to it. There is a 300 year old clock that adorns the place and surprisingly still works. Besides, there are a lot of historic and cultural artefacts that have been put on display in this place.
The Palace is home to a lot of History. It was constructed by the then king of the region of Venad and still holds a special place in the history of south India. The Palace is the perfect destination for the culture seeker, the history lover and the art lover as well. It is sure to give you a beautiful insight into the history and lifestyle of the old life in this region.
Padmanabhapuram Palace Information
- Tips & Warnings: King Marthaanda Varma had devoted the kingdom to the deity of his family belief and faith- Sree Padmanabha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and led the kingdom as Padmanabha dasa or servant of Lord Padmanabha. Subsequently the name had been derived as Padmanabhapuram or City of Lord Padmanabha.
How To reach Padmanabhapuram Palace by Public Transport
- Kulasekharam-Thuckalay Road
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It's a must visit place and it will be treat especially those who love historic place.. Please go through below to avoid unnecessary surprise during your visit. please avoid to visit during weekends and festival seasons if you need calm and silence. Monday will be holiday. You can see olden weapon, buildings, wooden architecture and more.
Wonderful Experience of olden days calm and peacefulness you can find in the palace. In olden days the dining hall was very huge to serve food to the place people. Architecture was good.
The Padmanabhapuram Palace is a great place to visit when you are in Trivandrum. Its big and very traditional. Please follow the guides who will explain the various nuances of this wonderful building and its various parts. The most fascinating is the wonderful flooring of the various halls of the King. Its is very well maintained and the staff are quite helpful. Visit this traditional Palace to get a feel of the true architecture and art of ancient Kerala.
Wonderful place...but looking few steps entry , I'm wondering about narrow steps...i did not believe is this King palace? But dining hall very big 2000 people can eat at a time. Old Indian Toilet is very nice construction. Big Jars for pickle and food plus. Weapons are wonderful... Pictures remember our old nation. Very good atmosphere. Very Good maintanence. Good interpretation arrangements. God bless that tourism administration.
Good wooden work, heritage site, take time to visit. Usual attitude from the employees as they feel government job and treat you like servant. Many things replaced with current materials.
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