Hill Palace of Tripunithura, Kochi (Cochin)

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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. Make Hill Palace of Tripunithura a centerpiece of your Kochi (Cochin) vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning app .
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  • Located about 10kms away from Kochi, this palace has a long history to unfold. Spread across an area of 52 acres it has 49 building around, of which only a few are accessible to the public. It is most...  more »
  • I have been to this place 2years before but I reached there around 4:50pm so I coudnt enter the the palace.but this time one of my friend was with me. We spend at least 3 hrs there there is a crown ma...  more »
  • Very beautiful museum, well maintained, away from the madding crowd of the city. Has a vast estate attached to it. Ample car parking also. worth visiting at least once.  more »
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  • It's a beautiful place to visit. Make sure you reach before 4:30 pm. There's lot to see and not preferred if you have old age people accompanying. You will have to remove your footwear before entering. You will have to store your mobile phone inside a locker which they will provide. As of now the entry fee is 30 for adults , Rs.2 / footwear and Rs10 for locker.
  • It's a historical place. Kids will enjoy the place.But You are not Allowed to Take anything Like Camera,Mobile for Capture.There is a store room where we can keep these things safely. But we have to pay for it..Palace is very nice.. Apart from the new palace there is a dear Park. We can see more than 100 deer which would be beautiful to watch. One of the best place for photography. Good place to Spend time here.We can study the history of Kerala from this place,
  • Good place for a family trip. Huge parking space. Lots of antique items to see and a little bit of wildlife. Worth a visit if wanna have fun, see nature and ancient piece of art and culture
  • It's a very good museum housing the artifacts of the Cochin dynasty. If you are interested in the history of Cochin and especially the kings there. There are coins jewellery crown and other silverware and royal insignia. There are also stone and wooden artefacts. You can spend a quality time here
  • A wonderful place to spend time at! There is a lot of greenery around, and walk-lovers will have a nice time walking here. Inside the museum, there is a lot of "wow" factor - thrones, paintings, (dilapidated) carvings. One can come from any field of interest and one will surely be enchanted by the history here. There is an entry fee. Footwear and electronic gadgets aren't allowed inside the museum, and there's a nominal fee for depositing them.
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