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Hill Palace Museum, Thripunithura

 

Located about 10 kms from Kochi, the Hill Palace Museum was the official residence of the erstwhile rulers of Kochi. Built in 1865, it is now famous for being a full-fledged Ethno-Archaeological Museum and Kerala's first ever Heritage Museum. The palace complex itself comprises 49 buildings and is built in the traditional Kerala style of architecture. It has over 52 acres of terraced land around it.

One can see oil-paintings, murals, sculptures, manuscripts and belongings of the Kochi royal family. Antique ceramics from the Far East, Kudakkallu  (tombstone), Thoppikkallu (hood stone), laterite memorials and wooden memorials from ancient civilisations like the Indus Valley and Harappa can also be found here. It even has a gallery housing contemporary art. It is our pride to have relics of such value and significance placed here. 

Visiting Hours: 9:00 to 12:30 hrs &14:00 to 16:30 hrs on all days except Mondays.

Entrance Fee: Adult - Rs. 30/- Children (5-12) - Rs. 10/-

Children's Park: Open till 6.00 pm

Contact Details: +91 484 2781113

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Ernakulam, about 10 km

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 33 km

Location

Latitude: 9.953634, Longitude: 76.361446

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