Kanakakunnu Palace

Kanakakunnu Palace

  • Trivandrum
  • Kerala
  • India
#7
Amont Things to Do in Trivandrum
  • Built By Sree Moolam Thirunal
  • Timings 6AM–9PM
  • Dance Festival October - March
  • Built year 1885 - 1924

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Kanakakunnu Palace, Trivandrum Overview

Surrounded by the towering palm trees and standing on a lush green carpet of grass, Kanakakunnu Palace is a marvelous attraction in Kerala. This palace is located near the famous landmark of the town Napier Museum. This enchanting palace was constructed by Sree Moolam Thirunal but was later taken over by the royal family of Travancore. They used Kanakakunnu Palace as the place for entertaining the guests. Till date, this palace is utilized for hosting functions and gatherings.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) The tantalizing surroundings of the palace
2) The lavish interiors that include expensive chandeliers, paintings, and the banquet hall etc.
3) All India Dance Festival that is organized between October-March

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Across the year, one can pay a visit to Kanakakunnu Palace. Being a popular landmark, it never fails to catch the attention of the people due to its architecture. Moreover, if you love the art of dancing then you can pay a visit here between the months of October-March. During this duration, the dancers from across the country participate in the All India Dance Festival.

 

Reaching There:-
This famous palace lies in the city of Trivandrum. Trivandrum is a city that has a vast network of roadways and railways that connects it with the other cities of Kerala. Thus, you can reach Kanakakunnu Palace by driving to the destination or boarding the local bus.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Trivandrum Central
Nearest Airport- Trivandrum International Airport

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