Archaeological Sites in India: Krishnapuram Palace

The Krishnapuram Palace is a palace and museum located in Kayamkulam near Allepey in Alappuzha district, Kerala in southwestern India.
Created On: Feb 19, 2013 12:23 IST

Name: Krishnapuram Palace
Architectural style: Pathinerakettu, Kerala Architectural style
Town or city: Kayamkulam and Allapey in Alappuzha district and Kollam
Country: India
Construction started: 1700–75 AD; rebuilt in 18th century
Completed: Recent renovation in 1950s
Structural system: Laterite stone, rubble, teak, rosewood and Angili wood
Size: Originally 56 acres (23 ha) now 2.55 acres (1.03 ha)
Client: Originally by Veera Ravi Varma and rebuilt in 18th century by Anizham Thirunal Martanda Varma (1729–1758 AD) and now Archaeology Department of the Government of Kerala
Engineer: Initially by Kamyyan Dalava later by Ayyappan Mathsnada Pillai

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