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Address: 55km/34 miles south of Trivandrum | it is in Tamilnadu And Near Kanyakumari, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Phone Number: +91 4651 250 255
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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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This was so worth the visit. From the beautiful wooden palace to the art n items owned by the royal family. It is a must visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was so worth the visit. From the beautiful wooden palace to the art n items owned by the royal family. It is a must visit

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful small palace. Once it was the capital of Travancore kingdom, later it was shifted to Trivandrum. The world famous or the richest temple in the world was owned by this kingdom. This palace is in Tamil Nadu but under the control of Kerala. Tamil Nadu govt totally neglects this palace. It is situated on the NH side of... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The old construction is unique in its construction and everyone must see once to have a feeling of traditional Kerala.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gud Palace , only one time watch... All wood work in rooms n halls , but a little tiring...If u miss it then also u have nothing to loose ..

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Kasaragod, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot of wooden carving which reveals the ancient culture and tradition. Special mixture used instead of cement for the construction and can see the knowledge and ability of our ancestor in civil engineering.

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Thank Jissu V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

500 year only remaing wooden palace which is yet to be listed as world heritage monument will await you on your trip yo cape comerin or Kanyakumary from Trivandrum. The palace belonged to the Travancore Dynasty from 1550 .The very look of the Kerala architecture capture your eyes and let you stay still stand.you will wondet how to bring it... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Padmanabhapuram Palace is between Kanyakumari & Trivandrum, We had taken a local bus from Kanyakumari to Thukkalay and a rick from Thukkalay depo to the Palace. Its a beautiful palace. almost 450 years old still in its full glory. Very well maintained by the concerned authorities.

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Angamaly, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is on the way to Kanyakumari. Must see. You will need about 2 hrs to see it. So many wood and stone work arround. One will wonder how it was made so many years back.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to visit once. At every point/room/place in the Palace there are people who will tell you the important things of it. Nice to see the old heritage and belongings of the kings.

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Ahmedabad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The palace has his traditional importance. But within the palace not much to see. Except different rooms of palace . Said palace was made by king for his mother. The museum is good . Palace is maintained by archaeology department and under Kerala state , though it lies in Tamil nadu

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