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Address: 55km/34 miles south of Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Phone Number: +91-4651-25-02-55
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Description: The well-preserved wooden palace is one of the best examples of the...
The well-preserved wooden palace is one of the best examples of the traditional architecture of Kerala.
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Good Palace and one of the best.It is prestigious monument of Kerala and one of the main tourist attraction point.We had an awesome time hear.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Good Palace and one of the best.It is prestigious monument of Kerala and one of the main tourist attraction point.We had an awesome time hear.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

we can see how the kings and queens were lived in there home in the past.archeological and architectural wonder in each and every nook and corner of this palace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I will not spoil all the fun details your guide will rejoice in telling you. But there are few things you need to know to manage your expectations. 1 - If you are used to visit and enjoy European or Chinese palaces that are huge in scale and extravagance this is going to be a let down. Palace is just... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I traveled in August 2014 and loved the grandeur of the palace , its really a gem in the keralas's history a place of must visit

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The padmanabhapuram palace located in between Thiruvananthapuram and Nagarcoil is a place which must be seen by all people passing through that. Built in such a grand scale, it is cool inside without any airconditioner by the sheer innovative design which allows free circulation of air to provide that cooling effect. There is a place for the common people to... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Padmanabhapuram Palace lies at the end of mainland India – Kanyakumari – which was a part of Kerala state and now is in Tamilnadu State. Though the palace is situated in Kanyakumari district of Tamilnadu State, it comes under the Government of Kerala's administration. This magnificent wooden palace of the 16th century belonged to the Rajas of Travancore. This old... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

on your way to mysore this is the place which is well kept and maintained though its made up of wood nad other traditional materials. Must visit and take a tour of this well kept wooded palace which is unique in itself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

You have to visit this palace once in your life time if you love the history and culture of kerala. The iconic palace is a symbol of prosperity, pride and prejudice at the same time it represents the eternal love loyalty of Raja Marthanda Varma towards Lord Sree Padmanabhan.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I went to the palace while I had to wait to get into the temple. very calm & neat but could have maintained well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Must visit on a trip to Trivandrum. It's teak wood palace, gives a good overview of Kerala architecture. It's not as luxurious as the palace of Mysore or any palace of North. Amplifies the simplicity of kings of Kerala and wood carving.

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Address: 55km/34 miles south of Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Phone Number: +91-4651-25-02-55
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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