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Archaeological Sites in India: Krishnapuram Palace

19-FEB-2013 12:23

    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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