The Kanakakunnu Palace

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  • Address: Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, Trivandrum, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture

Built during the late 19th century by Sree Moolam Thirunal, the Kanakakunnu Palacewas used to entertain guests of The Royal family of Travancore. The palace is known for its iconic red-colored building with classic Travancore facades, beautiful royal furniture, and chandeliers which light up the whole place and give it its authentic charm.

Today the palace accommodates two auditoriums- Nishagandhi open-air auditorium and Sooryakanthi auditorium, and is considered one of the best places to see true Travancore style of architecture merged with its urban use. Some of the best shows like the Nishigandha Festival are held here.

The Kanakakunnu Palace Travel Tips

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How to Reach The Kanakakunnu Palace

  • Bus: At Kanakakunnu Bus Stop
  • Hire an Auto-rickshaw.
  • Hire a Taxi/ Cab.

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  • The Kanakakunnu Palace Address: Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, Trivandrum, India
  • The Kanakakunnu Palace Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit The Kanakakunnu Palace(preferred time): 10:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit The Kanakakunnu Palace: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 13.75% of people who visit Trivandrum include The Kanakakunnu Palace in their plan

  • 95% of people start their The Kanakakunnu Palace visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Kanakakunnu Palace

Monday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Kanakakunnu Palace

People normally club together Kottoor Kappukadu Elephant Rehabilitation Centre and Agastya Mala while planning their visit to The Kanakakunnu Palace.

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