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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, Thuckalay, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful walk through history. Guides are easy to talk to and have a wealth of information on the Royal family. Amazing experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 522gayeb
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Nothing much to expect but still better than lot of other places in trivandrum. Much better managed. If you have time, you should visit this one.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trulyindian2014
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

It is an oldest palace of travancore family. Each and every article in the palace depicts the simple, elegant and meaning full life those days kings and their families have led. The flooring in navarathiri mandapa is of world class. It still shines which was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Venkatesh R
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

In the padmanabhaburam place it's located near the Trivandrum but on Kanyakumari District, TamilNadu near to town Thucklay.Place is good to maintaining by the kerala government.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 523ajuk
Reviewed 5 January 2019

The age of the palace is impressive but it is a relatively expensive admission fee for viewing bare rooms

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 27 December 2018

A tour of this traditional palace is a one-of-a-kind experience. The carvings on wood and stone that decorate the walls, ceiling and furniture are beautiful. You will be explained the story behind different spaces within the palace. I have been here multiple times and each...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jamesjasmine999
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

This is a place one has to visit when visiting Trivandrum or Kanyakumari. The palace, once the seat of the kings of the Travancore kingdom, is now within Tamil Nadu. It is very vast. The complex also houses a museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MC_Narayanan
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Padmanabhapuram Palace gives a glimpse of the cultural heritage of erstwhile Travancore. The place is neat and clean and easily accessible. It is a must visit place for history lovers and students of history

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sunitha K
Reviewed 1 December 2018 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
1  Thank Badasaab
Reviewed 30 November 2018

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
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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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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.