Krishnapuram Palace

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About Krishnapuram Palace, Krishnapuram

The Krishnapuram Palace is a palace and museum located in Kayamkulam near Alappuzha in Alappuzha district, Kerala in southwestern India. It was built in the 18th century by Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma (1729–1758 AD), the Travancore kingdom. It is built in the architectural style of Kerala with gabled roof, narrow corridor and dormer windows, near the Krishnaswamy Temple at Krishnapuram. The palace is maintained by the Archaeological Department of Kerala and contains exhibits that belonged to the Palace and its former occupant, the Travancore Maharaja Marthanda Varma. It is also famous for a large pond within the palace complex. It is also said that an underground escape route runs from the bottom of the pond as a possible escape route from enemies. Among the many Kerala-style paintings seen in the palace, a distinctly placed mural painting is titled "Gajendra Moksham" of 154 square feet (14.3 m2) size, which is said to be the largest such find in Kerala. It is placed on the western end of the ground floor of the palace. The double edged Kayamkulam Vaal (sword) is also on display here. The palace houses, in its courtyard, one of the four statues of Buddha found in Alappuzha District.

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Overview of Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace lies in the city of Krishnapuram in India. Krishnapuram Palace is easily missed on a visit to Krishnapuram.

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Address: Oachira Rd,Near Kayamkulam,Alappuza Dist, Krishnapuram, Kerala 690533, India

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  • Palace is good but smaller. Just you see some idol and things but wat I like the most is how they used to construct it.. that place even got separate pond which is connected by underground steps tats awesome thing

  • Historic place to see. Kings summer vacation palace for his family

  • Good place to spend some time with your family, see some artifacts in the museum and objects like old coin,statues etc.

  • If you are near passing through national highway b/w karunagapally and kayamkulam...Must visit here it's just near to ochira temple

  • Best place to visit with your family and friends or a school tour institute tour or hang out with loving one

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