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Kanakakunnu Palace

Trivandrum City Guide

The Kanakakunnu palace attracts a lot of tourist from all over the world. Situated in the centre of Trivandrum city, it is one of the most beautiful buildings. The palace and its huge ground is a platform for many cultural meets.

Location : The Kanakakunnu Palace is situated near the Napier Museum in Thiruvananthapuram.

About Kanakakunnu Palace
The Kanakakunnu Palace was constructed in the reign of the Travancore King, Hiss Highness Sree Moolam Tirunal (1885-19240). The Palace was the main venue for Royal banquets. Later Hiss Highness Sree Chithira Tirunal modified the Palace and constructed tennis courts in the palace premises.This stunning piece of architectural excellence was used by the Travancore royal family to entertain their guests in the earlier days. The interiors are decorated with large crystal chandeliers and exquisite pieces of royal furniture.

The Palace situates on the crest of a small hill surrounded will meadows and grooves. The Palace is a perfect example for the artistic quality of the people of Thiruvananthapuram.

Getting There
Nearest Bus Station : Thiruvananthapuram Central Bus Station
Nearest Railway Station : Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Trivandrum International Airport




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