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Changanacherry Palace

Changanacherry Palace, also known as Lakshmipuram Palace, is a beautiful edifice situated at Changanacherry in Kottayam District. A vassal king, who had commitment to the Travancore Royal family, used this palace to rule from Changanacherry. The father of Swathi Thirunal, the king of Travancore in 1836, hailed from this royal house.

The palace was the seat of the royal family of Koi Thampurans. Kerala Varma Valia Koi Thampuran, A R Raja Raja Varma and L P R Varma (noted Malayalam singer and classical musician) belonged to this palace.

Changanacherry lies around 18 km south of Kottayam. Changanacherry Railway Station is the nearest railway station.

Updated on 2nd November, 2015
District: Kottayam
Location: Changanacherry    


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