The Krishnapuram is a palace as well as a museum which is located in the Kayamkulam town, at a distance of 47 kilometers from Alappuzha in Kerala. This glittering palace was built during the era of the king Travancore, Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma and is popularly known for its paintings and architecture. The Krishnapuram Palace in Kerala is constructed in the Kerala traditional architectural style, with a cackled roof, precise corridors, and windows with storage. This palace is also close to the Krishnaswamy Temple at Krishnapuram. Presently, the Krishnapuram Palace is preserved by the Archaeological Department of Kerala. It contains a variety of displays that once existed to the Palace and its dwellers. A major attraction of this palace is that it has is one of the largest paintings that can be found in all of Kerala. That painting is popularly known as the 'Gajendra Moksha'. This painting covers around 53 square feet of area and has a rich historical value connected to it. Kayamkulam Vaal, the sharp sword with double-edged can also be seen here.
... The palace is located on the top of a tiny hill and is fenced by a terraced garden with beautiful fountains, ponds, gardens, and backyards. Other tourist attractions in this palace are the beautifully landscaped gardens in the palace compound that is a hub to beautiful and colorful flora, and a newly boosted Buddha Mandapam, which dwells a recently reborn statue of Lord Buddha. The Krishnapuram Palace has recently constructed again with the new scientific methods and approaches that are recommended for the conservation of heritage buildings and endures to be a unique monument of the Kerala style of architecture that has existed till now.
Q. What Krishnapuram Palace is famous for?
Ans. Krishnapuram Palace is famous for its traditional architectural style and paintings.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Krishnapuram Palace?
Ans. Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall, Alappuzha Beach, Aranmula Temple, Mannarasala Snake Temple, Cheriyapally, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Edathua Church, Revi Karunakaran Museum, vembanad lake, and Wax Museum.
Q. How to Reach Krishnapuram Palace?