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Address: Centre Of The City | On Banks Of Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam, India

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Architectural excellence of the 19th century

Thevally Palace built in the 19th century on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake by Gowri Parvathy Bhai is a combination of Dutch, British and Portuguese architectural expertise. Being... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Jojijoseph2005
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Located in the banks of a river, you can reach there enjoying in a house boat. Surrounded by coconut groove, looks awesome. Never miss this beautiful Palace.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Thevally Palace built in the 19th century on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake by Gowri Parvathy Bhai is a combination of Dutch, British and Portuguese architectural expertise. Being their capital the Travancore Kings built this as their administrative office and now it is a heritage building and historic monument of the state of Kerala. The Palace has a temple inside... More 

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trivandrum
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

this palace belongs to erstwhile kings of travancore,nicely located at thevally,on the banks of ashtamudi lake. now this palace is used as the office of NCC ,and it is not respected as a historical building anymore.

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Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Thevally Palace was built in between 1811 to 1819.The architecture of the palace is a mixture of British, Dutch and Portuguese. This is situated in the banks of astamudi lake.

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Thank Sanusc
Kollam, India
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Thevally Palace is a popular heritage Palace situated at the banks of Ashtamudi lake, in Thevally, Kollam city. Good example of British Indian architecture.

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Cochin
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

This palace may not be having bright future since it utilized as the head quarters of NCC and well as military canteen. Not at all maintained as a heritage place which is a sad thing. Needs permission to enter as it is under control of defense and ncc

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Kollam, India
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

Thevally palace is situated on the banks of ashtamudi lake. The view of the lake from the palace is great,especially in the evening. Now , the building is used by government as a storehouse. So make sure to take permission to enter.

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Thank Ajay S
Kollam, India
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

also called as the Thevally Fort, it has a unique design.. but at present it is used as the NCC kollam group headquarters. it is poorly maintained. those people there will simply paint this building without considering its cultural values and all ..the painting is terrible. Also since it is used by army, the public cannot get into every place... More 

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Kollam, India
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

The Palace is over 100 years old and being situated along the banks of the Astamudi lake was meant as a guest house for the Travancore kings. Sadly the historic value of this palace is not maintained as it is used officially. One can find a blend of European designs specially that of the roof. Architecture students can find some... More 

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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Thevalli Palace is a popular heritage Palace situated at the banks of Ashtamudi lake.The beautiful Ashtamudi Lake and the wonderful palace beside it, make Thevally Palace an enchanting place to visit. its is situated at a distance of about 25 km from Kollam

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