Wednesday, November 25, 2009

KRISHNAPURAM PALACE -Kayamkulam, Kerala Tourism

Gajendra Moksha paintings

Kayamkulam town is the mid point in the Trivandum-ernakulam bus route. Krishnapuram Palace near Kayamkulam built by King Mathanada Varma in 1729-58 is a place of great attraction to historians, art lovers and tourists. Here is one of the biggest wall paintings on the mythological story - Gajendra Moksha. The palace is preserved as a monument by the Archaeological Department of the Government of India. Day by day the number of tourists visiting this place is increasing. The Syrian Christian Church which was founded in AD 829 is also another attraction.

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