The Krishnapuram Palace, which is also very well known as the palace of Kerala, nestles in kayamkulam which is located near Alappuzha district of the beautiful state of Kerala. Built in the 18th century by Marthanda Varma, this place was the epicenter of the kingdom of Travancore.
The architectural style reminiscent typical Keralite architecture. This “Kerala architecture” comprises of the distinguished features such as narrow corridors, gabled roof with dormer windows. This palace is well maintained by the archeological department of Kerala which showcases various exhibits which belonged to the palace.
This palace was occupied by the king of Travancore, popularly known as Maharaj Marthanda Varma. You would love to walk around the large pond which is situated inside the palace complex. There is also an escape route below the palace. Many Kerala styled paintings are placed in this palace. You would love to see the Rich lifestyle which was led by the kings of that era!