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The palace is in krishna puram is believed to be the residence of the past king of kayamkulam. Once... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
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Very interesting, a must see if you like culture and local history

Entry was only 20 rupees, and we had a guide take us around the compound. We learned about... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
Kiran H
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National Hwy 47 | between Ochira and Kayamkulam in the Alapuzha District, Kayamkulam, India
+91 479 244 1133
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

The palace is in krishna puram is believed to be the residence of the past king of kayamkulam. Once back in an era where the kayamkulam was a small port and and important trading centre. There is a story of Marthanda varma maharaja the former...More

Thank fedgokul
Reviewed February 3, 2018

This is a summer palace with most the architecture is well preserved. This palace has a kitchen and it speaks how the cooking was done in olden days along with a well next to the kitchen. This palace also have a multiple ponds and also...More

Thank ponnannak6
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful summer palace with swimming pool and biggest wall paintings in kerala the king used to pray after bathing on that painting.. you can see marthandaverma's sword.. we should salute for those who made this palace 300 years ago The Krishnapuram Palace is a palace and museum...More

Thank Ambadyil N
Reviewed May 19, 2017

It host the largest mural painting in Kerala, Gajendra Moksham near Thevarapura in ground floor. The palace is built in Pathinerakettu architectural style. The palace has two floors and an inside pond. There was always a cool atmosphere inside the palace which we really felt...More

Thank HarikrishnanRS
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

nice to see the true spirit of kerela were we can see the present palace and go back in time Great experience must go for everyone

Thank rex p
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Since I was at Kayamkulam with some personal work, I visited Krishnapuram palace. Positives of this place: Entry is cheap, Rs 20 per person and another Rs. 10 for taking pictures. The staff are very well-behaved. Gives great insight to architecture of olden days, weapons...More

Thank anup_pillai
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Been there on 18th April, about 32 Kms away from KOllam. You just need about 30 minutes to see this place. IT is old structure (not very beautiful), they have kept some coins, statutues, manuscript, utensils and some manual weapons. And also some paintinngs. Entry...More

Thank Ketan27
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Entry was only 20 rupees, and we had a guide take us around the compound. We learned about traditional burials and homes, as well as observed some beautiful art work and sculptures. There is an upstairs section that shows the beautiful woodwork and views of...More

Thank Kiran H
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This small palace, with its intricately carved wooden architecture is a great example of Keralan building styles. Although it contains no furniture, it gives a much better idea of the everyday life of the rulers than other, grander palaces we have visited. Some interesting museum...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Krishnapuram Palace was the summer palace for Marthanda Varma (1729-1758 CE). A very interesting peek into the lives of the kings & queens >250yrs back. Is also a museum with interesting historical artifacts (incl., the largest mural in India titled 'Gajendra Moksham')...

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