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Address: 55km/34 miles south of Trivandrum | it is in Tamilnadu And Near Kanyakumari, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Phone Number: +91-4651-25-02-55
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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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Headquarters of the Erstwhile Travancore kingdom

It is an ancient and historical palace of the Erstwhile Travancore Rulers.It was the Headquarters of the Travancore Kings. It is now a major tourist centre. It houses all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Gopinadhan S
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is an ancient and historical palace of the Erstwhile Travancore Rulers.It was the Headquarters of the Travancore Kings. It is now a major tourist centre. It houses all the Proud and legendary reminiscences of the erstwhile Travancore Kingdom. This palce is situated in Padmanabhapuram which was in the Country of Travancore. After the re-organisation of the states after the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is Asia's largest wooden palace built by Travancore kings. Its huge and has several sections. Wooden carvings on some parts of the palace is awesome. The massive dining hall to accommodate more than 2000 people was a sight to behold. Kings chair, bed, mirror, swings are nicely preserved. Must visit for its majestic views.

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Kerala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

being a historical piece, i would recommend to all visiting here to read a little bit and see the palace with an inside eye feeling past, that whats makes this place a worth to visit, hopefully will be protected for the future generations to come

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is really worth to understand the way the kings are lived in ancient times and the amazing architecture , which is always blend with the environment. But no details about the "architects", as always they are the forgotten people. Also the government needs to put a lot of efforts to keep the place as it is.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful palace and surroundings, but archaeology dept. is not giving enough care to protect the beautiful palace. But must visit to see how our Kings build these wonderful palace

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace which was the home to Travancore Royalty is a nice place of visit, nested away from city.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is absolutely a miracle on by the structre and location.We had a grest feeling inside the palace.absolutdly a king maker made this

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must visit. Plan a trip to Kanyakumari, stay there for one day and on your way back to Trivandrum visit the palace. You will be amazed to see the structure. Calm and quite atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kerala's carpentry is a unique art form related with its folk arts, religious aesthetics, and celebration on Kerala's own weather too. Carpenters have expressed their imagination delicately in building Temples, Churches, Mosques and Places also. Padmanabhapuram Place has all those forms integrated with the concept of space, light, leisure where Architecture is integrated and refined with Keralan Carpentry and wood's... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enroute to Kanyakumari, we visited Padmanabhan palace, if you visit this after having a trip in Mysore or Nizam palace or after seeing the collection of Nizam at SalarJung Museum and try to judge in that scale you'll not be satisfied. But if you look at the environment where the palace is located and the subtle architecture , probably you'll... More 

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