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Address: 55km/34 miles south of Trivandrum | it is in Tamilnadu And Near Kanyakumari, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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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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My word!! What a place to be

This is a must visit. Spell binding architecture and gives a great insight to the old Kingdom of Travancore.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Wurzburg, Germany
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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a must visit. Spell binding architecture and gives a great insight to the old Kingdom of Travancore.

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Belgaum, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Located between Kanyakumari and Trivandrum, this ancient palace is a primarily a wooden structure with exquisite carvings. Very well maintained. The palace is sprawling. A place worth visiting.

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Thank ChivasG
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice palace. From outside it does not look like a great place. The entry to the palace is too narrow. However once you are inside it really takes your thoughts back to into our glorious history. For school going Children it is a great addition to their history knowledge. Very close to the landmark Padmanabhaswamy temple.

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Thank Nishanth P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent place. Well maintained. Guide provides a complete info related to the past of the palace and the historic items on display in the palace. Should visit this place. The place is adjacent to Padmanaswamy temple.

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Thank Deepak J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Padmanabhapuram Palace. A glimpse into the way of life of the kings and queens of yester-years! Cool,Quiet and filled with the fragrance of a bygone era! A guide is a must.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those who are not local, let me tell you that this is not in trivandrum. It is not even in Kerala, but around 60 km away in a place called Thuckalay in Kanyakumari district in the neighbouring state of TamilNadu. There is extensive road works going on at the moment to the highway between the two states and so... More 

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Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Trivandrum the Padmanabhapuram Palace is located on the way to Kanyakumari. After exiting Kerala you travel via narrow roads to reach this place. It is a brick, wood and tiled palace with black floor. Not the opulent stuff that the Mysore and Rajput Maharajahs spent on theirs. For ₹50/- camera, or mobile camera you can take any amount of... More 

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Thank PremKudva
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is said to be the palace of the king of Kerala before he moved to Trivandrum. A huge palace which will take you not less than 1 hour to cover, however quickly you rush through. Best to go in the mornings if you like spending time here enjoying the old architecture and paintings.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful and a different style of palace. Built in south Indian style. Some of the features are unique. A must visit place in case you are traveling in that part of the country.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely Palace and so different to lots of wonderful things you see in India - but it made a fantastic change. It's a peaceful place with lots of interesting aspects about it. We were still there when they were closing at five o'clock but one of the security guards very kindly showed us round the museum attached... More 

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