Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Krishnapuram Palace Alleppey

Krishnapuram Palace Alleppey:

The palace is maintained by the Archaeological Department of Kerala and contains exhibits that belonged to the Palace and its former occupant, the Travancore Maharaja Marthanda Varma. It is also famous for a large pond within the palace complex.It is also said that an underground escape route runs from the bottom of the pond as a possible escape route from enemies

There is a museum inside, which displays ancient sculptures, bronzes and paintings. The main attraction here is the Gajendra Moksham mural, measuring some 14 feet by 11 feet .

Krishnapuram Palace Alleppey