Kilimanoor Palace, Trivandrum
The history of Kilimanoor Palace takes the visitor to an era where art and culture were at their peak! Dating more than 300years, this opulent palace complex was the birthplace of Raja Ravi Varma, one of the most renowned painters India has ever seen! An 18th century palace complex built in typical Kerala architecture; it is located in the quaint town of Kilimanoor in Trivandrum.
Spreading across 6 hectares, Kilimanoor Palace resembles much to Nalukettu. Some portions of this royal building were commissioned by Raja Ravi Varmahimself. Presently, the palace serves as the official residence to the erstwhile members of Travancore’s royal families.
- Location:Kilimanoor, Trivandrum
- Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (4km)
- Nearest Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram Central (40km)
- Nearest Bus Stand: KSRTC Bus Stand, Trivandrum