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Reviews of Padmanabhapuram Palace • 4
As soon as I entered the main gate of Padmanabhapuram palace, its aesthetic glimpse left me rapturous, While I was trying to froze the panorama in a photograph the guard interrupted me and asked to remove footwear and buy a ticket first. The front yard is nicely leveled with beige color sand. It was soothing to walk on warm sand ascribed to morning sunlight.As soon as we entered first building complex we advanced towards beautiful verandah with illustrious intricately carved wooden interiors.
Padmanabhapuram palace is one of the best examples of traditional Kerala architecture, it is one of its kind located at the foot of the Veli Hills. Padmanabhapuram was the former capital city of the kingdom of Travancore. It is located at the distance of 34 Kms from Kanyakumari and well connected via government run buses and private taxis.POOVAR is a hidden paradise. A boat ride through Mangroves will leave you spellbind and pristine golden beach is bewitching. There is a floating restaurant which adds another remarkable thing to do.Other popular places are kovalum, Varakal,Thiruvananthapuram,ponmundi and sri subramanya swamy temple Tiruchendur. This post was originally published on Do Ghummakad.
The Padmanabhapuram Palace is located inside an old granite fortress, which is four kilometres long. Located at the foot Veli Hill, the palace is also blessed with a stunning view of the Western Ghats. The palace was first built in 1601 by Iravi Varma Kulasekhara Perumal and then renovated by King Marthaanda Varma in 1750. Though time has taken away most of Padmanabhapuram's glory, but a glimpse of its luxurious past can still be seen in its Council Room, which is considered a hallmark of traditional Kerala architecture.
Padmanabhapuram PalaceThe old majestic palace is of the 16th century and lies at the end of mainland India. I was enticed by its unique architecture and design. it has 16th & 17th century murals and artifacts.