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Padmanabhapuram Palace

2009.11.03
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Entrance
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The clock tower in the palace complex has a 300 year old clock, which still keeps time
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Thooku vilakku - Hanging Lamp
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Can you believe this is made of Jackfruit Tree??
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Royal chair with Chinese carvings
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Padmanabhapuram Palace depicts the traditional Kerala style building art.

The palace was constructed around 1601 A.D by Iravipillai Iravivarma Kulasekhara Perumal who ruled Travancore between 1592 A.D. and 1609 A.D.

Till late 18th century, this was the capital of Travancore (now called Thiruvananthapuram )and still the Palace though surrounded entirely by the State of Tamil Nadu is still part of Kerala and the land and Palace belongs to the Government of Kerala.



32 Comments
pandka Wow! How I love such pictures! Beautiful!
pandka · 2009-11-03: 05:59
Netii Wonderful shots!
Netii · 2009-11-03: 06:20
????? Beautiful place and good job.
????? · 2009-11-03: 06:31
Ryana Great pictures from a wonderful place!!!
Ryana · 2009-11-03: 06:32
jennye great shots!!
beautiful palace!!
jennye · 2009-11-03: 06:57
lynnsgallery2 BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the details you showed us...outstanding :))
lynnsgallery2 · 2009-11-03: 07:15
????? Wonderful!!
????? · 2009-11-03: 09:01
matteahmb wow...everyone seems to "pop"!
matteahmb · 2009-11-03: 09:21
????? beautiful, what amazing details!!
????? · 2009-11-03: 09:24
????? Wooooow...
This is a wonderful work of art!
????? · 2009-11-03: 10:36
daisydavinci Great details in this architecture!
daisydavinci · 2009-11-03: 11:58
tagastar I liked the write up too that went with the nice set of photos!

tagastar · 2009-11-03: 12:36
sarahnadesarah How pretty :)
sarahnadesarah · 2009-11-03: 12:57
tomie very beautiful!!! thanks to share!!
tomie · 2009-11-03: 13:17
onlyricky this is a nice work art!
waw!!
onlyricky · 2009-11-03: 13:34
????? Ohhh, I always love historical and cultural blogs...excellent :-))
????? · 2009-11-03: 16:09
LysMandala Wowww! Amazing
LysMandala · 2009-11-03: 18:24
soubhagya Awesome pictures Smitha! Kerala is the only state in the south i havent visited as a tourist, someday though!
soubhagya · 2009-11-03: 21:20
thebronzebow Beautiful place!
thebronzebow · 2009-11-03: 21:55
jet28 Beautiful set - love the warm colours :-)
jet28 · 2009-11-04: 02:21
awesomegreen Excellent carving
awesomegreen · 2009-11-04: 05:48
lookagain Lovely place.....well-captured by you.....the colors are beautiful!
lookagain · 2009-11-04: 08:08
santijose looks like a beautiful place. one I would love to sit and watch the sunrise / sunset @ .
santijose · 2009-11-04: 11:09
Wasichseh Wonderful place!
Wasichseh · 2009-11-04: 12:55
????? Beautiful shots of what seems like a beautiful place
????? · 2009-11-04: 17:40
Jarvo Wow - stunning architecture.
Jarvo · 2009-11-04: 22:55
ciripbogar what a beautiful place!
ciripbogar · 2009-11-05: 03:56
ArtBee Amazing architecture, great photos!
ArtBee · 2009-11-05: 07:59
miltonjacob elegant structure. classic styles. cool shots
miltonjacob · 2009-11-05: 09:33
????? I love 3 and 5. What colors!
????? · 2009-11-08: 23:07
SADHYA CONGRATULATIONS ON FP.
SADHYA · 2009-11-09: 01:35
kodachromelives you can feel the age of the place far out
kodachromelives · 2009-11-09: 21:18
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