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Hill Palace of Tripunithura

Tripunithura, Kochi (Cochin) 682301, India
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Ranked #16 of 100 Attractions in Kochi (Cochin)
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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Kochi, Kerala, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The visit to this place was unscheduled. Reached the place at 1 pm and had to wait for an hour as it was closed. Not so much to say but a quick visit just to see whats in there.

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Bangalore, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have been here more than 20 times but still love going there. This might be just me but I highly recommend a visit once. The place gardens are not that great because its not that well flowery. But definitely maintained green. However there is no much effort and investment into making it an awesome view for the tourists. But... More

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Kottayam, Kerala, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

nice placeto spent 3-4 hours.... the museum is worth visiting if you are interested in the tradition of kerala...a deer park is there, nearly 100 deers are there...it was the location of so many malayalam movies like manichitrathazhu, manu uncle, moonnam mura, mr fraud etc

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Coimbatore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

The palace looks fine. Not much to see if you have already seen a lotta palaces around India. 2 hours worth of sight seeing is there. The jewel museum was unique and interesting; lots of artifacts in gold. Deer park had lots of deers too. Beware of cheaters. We were charged a ticket of 50 bucks for camera in addition... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Have visited this place 3 times... Best place to understand ancient Architecture, coins, chariots and trade links during kingdom rule

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It's one of the Ancient Palace.Lot of old construction and old cultures we can see there.Lot of old Swords,Coins & others things we saw there.

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Hill Palace is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala, at Tripunithura, Kochi, near Karingachira area. It was the administrative office of Kochi Rajas. Built in 1865, the Palace complex consists of 49 buildings in the traditional architectural style, spreading across in 54 acres (220,000 m2). The complex has an archaeological museum, a heritage museum, a deer park, a pre-historic park... More

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uae
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I had recenlty visited this place. Was keen to see due to the history's behind it and also because a lot of Malayalam movies are shot here. I felt that the place can be maintained more better. Found a lot of doors and window glasses broken which can be replaced. Wish Indians would learn from the other places abroad on... More

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Cochin
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Very Old palace and earlier residence of Kochi Royal family, built in 1865. It is converted as museum with lot of antique items. It has got Jewelleries, Weapons, Vehicles and lot more kept for viewers. It is not at all maintained and should have been taken care in better way. Must watch and spent time.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very old palace in Kerala. Visited by a lot of tourists. Palace, cars, horse carts, ponds used by the king and family, it is nice to visit this.

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