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Hill Palace of Tripunithura

Tripunithura, Kochi (Cochin) 682301, India
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: History Museums, Architectural Buildings, Museums, Historic Sites
Traveler Description:                  ... Tripunithara Hill Palace has been the residence of earstwhile rulers of Kerala. Built in 1865, the Palace complex consists of 49... more »
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Kottayam, India
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Good tourist spot. Almost well maintained. It has all the history of Kerala. Got a good wild life sanctuary too. Great place for a good family weekend. Also a must see place for visitors to Kerala.

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london
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107 reviews 107 reviews
20 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is a very interesting museum just outside Cochin. When we visited it was a Saturday morning and it was quite busy although this did not detract from the visit.You climb up a lot of wide steps to get to this Hill Palace and so the views are very good on a clear day. It used to belong to a... More

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Muscat, Oman
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

A different views than other attractions..Photographs not allowed, must see garden, so many things to see and enjoy..Visit at least one time...enjoyable

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Cheshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Interesting and Educational. Good to see the home of The Maharaja of Kerala through the ages until Indian Independence. Best time to visit is in the afternoon between 2 - 5 pm

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The palace and garden are really beautiful. Don't forget to go to the backside to see even more of the garden. It is not aloud to take pictures on the inside, so don't buy the camera ticket.

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Guwahati, India
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383 reviews 383 reviews
251 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Located in the outskirts of Trivankulam away from Ernakulam city. The museum has a remarkable collection of belongings of the royal family of Cochin. The royal jewelry section is splendid and there are museum officials who briefly explain at each section. Photography is prohibited inside. One can visit the Hill Palace enroute to Munnar from Cochin as it is far... More

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Thrissur, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Visited hill palace with my friends. The vast palace is spread over 50 acres of land having displayed many artifacts, sacred temple and paintings. I was attracted to the high detail of the paintings , particularly one painting which the painter even painted the reflections of the person he was painting!! Premises are clean but lots of markings using colored... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The palace complex(constituting 49 building) has quite a bit of exquisite collection of artifacts. The palace itself is huge along with with a huge compound. One needs to spend quite some time to understand the history and culture behind the palace and its artifacts. Not to be missed! The place could be have been better maintained though! No cameras/bags allowed... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

A wonderful palace, built on a small hill. We couldn't see much because we had kept aside only a couple of hours for the place. Nice to walk around the lovely wooded campus. The Museum has lots of interesting stuff for every interest. Best to plan a half day/ full day trip to this place. Note: Cameras/ bags/ mobiles/ footwear... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Its depiction of assets of the Kings during its reign and the gift which they use to get from foreign land by the voyagers in return of Spices what they procure from here is just exquisite.

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