Krishnapuram Palace

Oachira Road
Kayamkulam, KL - 690533

Type: History Museums
0479 244 1133
  • Avinash Ananth Narayan R
    Avinash Ananth Narayan R
  • Gopikrishnan S
    Gopikrishnan S
  • Somlal

The Krishnapuram Palace, situated in Kayamkulam, Alappuzha district, Kerala, India, is a magnificent historical edifice that reflects the grandeur and architectural splendor of Kerala's royal past. Built-in the 18th century by the Travancore kingdom's rulers, the palace is renowned for its traditional Kerala-style architecture, intricate woodwork, and serene surroundings.

One of the main attractions of the Krishnapuram Palace is its impressive archaeological museum, which houses a rich collection of artifacts, sculptures, paintings, and antiquities dating back to the palace's heyday. The museum showcases various aspects of Kerala's cultural heritage, including exquisite bronze sculptures, ancient coins, historical documents, and traditional artifacts.

The centerpiece of the Krishnapuram Palace museum is the famous "Gajendra Moksha" mural, one of the largest murals in Kerala, depicting the mythological story of Lord Vishnu saving the elephant king Gajendra from the clutches of a crocodile. The mural, known for its intricate details and vibrant colors, is a masterpiece of Kerala's mural art tradition and a major highlight for visitors to the palace.

Apart from its museum, the Krishnapuram Palace also features beautifully landscaped gardens, ponds, and courtyards, providing a serene atmosphere for visitors to explore and unwind. The palace's architecture, with its traditional sloping roofs, intricately carved wooden ceilings, and spacious verandas, offers a glimpse into Kerala's rich architectural heritage and royal lifestyle.

In addition to its cultural and historical significance, the Krishnapuram Palace also serves as a venue for various cultural events, art exhibitions, and educational programs aimed at promoting Kerala's heritage and traditional arts. Visitors can participate in guided tours, workshops, and cultural performances organized by the palace authorities to learn more about Kerala's rich cultural legacy.

Overall, the Krishnapuram Palace is a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts, art lovers, and tourists seeking to immerse themselves in the timeless beauty and cultural heritage of Kerala. With its rich history, architectural elegance, and cultural treasures, the palace offers a memorable and enriching experience for visitors of all ages.

This is the only history museum listed in Kayamkulam. There's also one attraction listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Krishnapuram Palace on the map above. If you need any other information on Krishnapuram Palace that is not listed here, please call 0479 244 1133 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday: Closed
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Entry Fees Adults: Rs.10.00/-
Children: Rs.5.00/-
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