Architecture of the Palace
The Krishnapuram Palace was built in the 18th century by the Travancore kings. It is an architectural blend of the Dutch and Portuguese styles.
Archaeological Museum at Krishnapuram Palace
The Archaeological Museum at Krishnapuram Palace is located in the town of Alleppey, Kerala, India. The museum is housed within the Krishnapuram Palace, which was built in the 18th century. The museum exhibits a collection of artefacts from the palace and its surroundings.
Buddha Hall at Krishnapuram Palace
There is no Buddha Hall at Krishnapuram Palace.
History of Krishnapuram Palace
Krishnapuram Palace is a palace located in the town of Kayamkulam in Alappuzha district, Kerala, India. It was built in the 18th century by the Travancore Royal Family, with the aid of Dutch engineers. The palace is a blend of Dutch and Indian architecture. The ceilings are decorated with intricate gold leaf work. The walls are adorned with paintings of Hindu deities. The Krishnapuram Palace was originally built in 1753 by Marthanda Varma, the king of the former princely state of Travancore, as a royal wedding gift for his nephew, Rama Varma, who later became the king of Travancore. The palace was extensively renovated in the early 1800s by the Dutch East India Company, at the request of Rama Varma. The Krishnapuram Palace is now a tourist attraction.
How To Reach Krishnapuram Palace
The Krishnapuram Palace is located in the Alleppey district of Kerala. It is around 113 kilometers from the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram and can be reached by road or rail. The nearest railway station is located in Kayamkulam, which is around 18 kilometers away from the palace.