Hill Palace of Tripunithura, Kochi (Cochin)
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
A complex of 49 buildings in traditional style spanning 22 hectares (54 acres), Hill Palace of Tripunithura houses the largest archeological museum in Kerala. Built in 1865 by Maharaja of Cochin, the complex also has a heritage museum, a deer park, and a children's park. Explore the elegantly terraced, landscaped park with horseback riding facilities, gardens featuring many medicinal herbs, and even a life-size model of a T-Rex to delight the youngest visitors. Look for the Kochi royal family belongings on display, including a gold crown embedded with precious stones, coins, paintings, and even beds. The palace lies 10 km (6 mi) from Ernakulam railway station. To visit Hill Palace of Tripunithura and other attractions in Kochi (Cochin), use our Kochi (Cochin) vacation builder.
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This is a well maintained palace, and gives a good look at our past.Photos are not allowed inside but the jewellery, weapons and the coins used at those times were an eye opener. There were some intri... read more »
Kindly Note : Monday Closed Must see place in Kochi, Well maintained, Pathway to the Pond is dirty, Should improve, Rest fine..... Do Not Miss
Just that this place is in Cochin,Kerala dont just underrate it.To know how wealthy the Kings and queen were and to have insight to their Palace and the artifacts,this is is the place. Ornaments,vehic... read more »
Build in the late 90th century. The Hill palace currently an archeological museum, contains unique collections, and historical artifacts used by the Kochi Maharaja(King) and family. It has a very quite and ambient atmosphere with good park and lots of greenery. Superb place to hang out.
The museum displays 14 categories of exhibits including Crown and ornaments of erst while Cochin royal family, paintings , sculptures in stone and marble, weapons, inscriptions, coins etc. The major share of attractions in this museum are contributed by the Cochin Royal Family with some exhibits from the Paliam Devaswom and the department of Archaeology . It has a gold crown embedded with precious stones and many valuable coins, ornaments, majestic beds and samples of epigraphy . The famous Malayalam movie Manichitrathazhu was shot here. The Hill Palace is opened to public everyday except Mondays and national /state holidays from 10am to 12.30 noon and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm.
build in 19th cengury in india, nice place with lotes of collections
Firos T Ashroff
Built in 1865, the Hill Palace, Kerala's first heritage museum noted for royal collections of the erstwhile Maharaja of Kochi, is today the largest archaeological museum in Kerala.
Very good historic place with good museum and cool view
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