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The well-preserved wooden palace is one of the best examples of the traditional architecture of Kerala.
55km/34 miles south of Trivandrum | it is in Tamilnadu And Near Kanyakumari, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well at the onset let me be clear it is not near and if you Club it with a Kanniyakumari visit or something else then it is worth a visit. Built of mainly wood it is an interesting glimpse into the past. The place could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

palace entry could be missed if not focused..but once inside, you will really feel proud about our history and riches of travancore..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nuts_medico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Padmaanabhapuram Palace visit was a real surprise for us as we weren't expecting much from it. Even if you don't have time or inclination to visit the temple in vicinity, this palace is a must. Our lady guide (unfortunately i don't remember her name) was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MapsAndStories
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This place has history and cultural heritage and it takes more than 2 hours to finish the place.Its well constructed

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Padmanabhapuram Palace is one of the important tourist spots of Trivandrum. Still it has been well maintained and is worth visiting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

It's a small palace.All paintings & exhibits are moved to other museums. The Navaratri Mandapam is worth a view in this palace. The view of the hills is nice.There is decent Tamil vegetarian restaurant just outside the gate which is neat & spacious.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GreatAlbatross
Reviewed October 3, 2018

the museaum has nice collection of the various items which are nice to see. Some of items belong to ancient period

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank giri22in
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a Kerala owned palace located amidst Tamil Nadu lands. Old palace with traditional Travancore era architecture. We were here during day time. It took us around 2 hours to visit the entire palace. Beware during hot weather. No food shops around. But local...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RBan26
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Old palace in Trivandrum kanyakumari highway. Thakkaley is the place. Marthanda Varma maharaja of tracancore stayed here

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hansans
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Padmanabhapuram was the capital of the then princely state of Travancore and hence the king’s palace was here. The capital was eventually switched to Trivandrum. So even though this is in Tamil Nadu (TN) the palace is now run by the Kerala tourism. Previously it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Sushma_KS | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emil, This is a heritage-historical building and unlike Palaces in some of the States in India, this has not been converted into a hotel. Since this place is en route Kanya Kumari (from Thiruvananthapuram) you can stay... More
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Response from Ashac4b92 | Reviewed this property |
Entry time is from 9.00 am to 5.pm All Monday's and National holidays are closed You can check with them before making your travel plans phone no.04651 250 255.