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Home>>South India>>Kerala>>Historical>>Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace, Krishnapuram Palace historical, Krishnapuram Palace travel, Krishnapuram Palace tourismLocation : 47 Kms from Alappuzha, Kerala
Built By : Marthanda Varma
Built In : 18th Century
Unique Feature : Houses Kerala's Largest Mural Panels

Krishnapuram Palace located 47 kms from Alappuzha enroute to Kollam was built by Marthanda Varma in the 18th century. This double storeyed palace bears the stamp of Kerala's unique architectural opulence.

As in all Keralan paintings every inch of the painting is packed with detail and the outer edges are decorated with floriate borders. A display case contains ceremonial utensils, oil lamps, fine miniature figures and small stone columns carved with serpent deities.

Other attractions here are the beautifully landscaped garden in the palace compound where one can see a variety of flora typical of Kerala, and a newly erected 'Buddha mandapam', where a recently recovered statue of the Buddha is housed. Other collections at the museum include rare antique bronze sculptures and paintings.


HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Nearest airports are Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 103 km; Cochin International Airport, about 132 km.

Rail:
Nearest railway station: Kollam about 39 km.  

 

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