Monday, March 10, 2014

Aluva Palace

Aluva Palace in Aluva is on the banks of the Periyar River. The palace has seen numerous battles and successions, and it has been part of the splendor and heritage of the ancient past of Kerela.


The palace has beautiful sprawling garden in front of it. 



Its architectural style is very unique and is in the traditional style of architecture seen mostly in this part of the world.



The circular balconies of Aluva Palace give a spectacular view of the river.



The palace has beautiful artifacts inside the palace. The wooden stair case inside the palace is very neatly crafted. The lovely palace building is presently being used as the Aluva Guest House.

31 comments:

Wandering Wren said...

I was in Kerela in 2012, loved it but sadly didn't make it to this palace, thank you for taking me back there.
Wren x

Gemma Wiseman said...

A grand palace. Love the arced balconies.

eileeninmd said...

It is a beautiful palace! I love the circular balconies. Lovely series of photos.

Mama Zen said...

I love those balconies!

Nish said...

Wonderful clicks...

I have never been there, though I belong to Kerala!

Here through #mosaicmonday

Muza-chan said...

Beautiful building indeed...

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful place -- how amazing it would be to have lived there (or to get to stay there now).

Sylvia K said...

What a beautiful place indeed, Rajesh!! Wonderful captures for the day!! Hope you enjoy a great new week!!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Interesting architecture......beautiful garden!

carol l mckenna said...

Gorgeous place and great photography for OWT ~ thanks, namaste,

artmusedog and carol

Photo Cache said...

i am partial to balconies, especially when they wrap around the entire building/home.

edenhills said...

Beautiful! Love the lush plants and the wonderful architecture.

TheChieftess said...

What a lovely corner of the world!!!

ladyfi said...

So lovely!

Tanya Breese said...

wonderful snaps!

Carver said...

That's a beautiful palace.

aliasgarmukhtiar mukhtiar said...

Lovely Clicks

Jim said...

Beautiful.

Light and Voices said...

Thanks for taking us on a cyber tour of the Palace. What wonderful architecture.
JM Illinois
U.S.A.

Sudhir R said...

Typical Kerala Architecture! Never knew about it! great!

Valerie said...

It seems many of us love those circular balconies! Thanks for sharing

Lina Gustina said...

A wonderful riverside palace.

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Magical Mystical Teacher said...

This place shouts, "Grandeur!"

Red Corn

Randi said...

Beautiful captures of the Palace!

Gunilla Bäck said...

What a beautiful place! I like the circular balconies.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Very nice, beautiful sculpted greenery

Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪 said...

This looks different from yr usual temple shots. In Singapore, we have a heritage of the British architecture like these.

Ranjana's craft blog said...

Beautiful! Must visit.

Deepa Gopal Sunil said...

Beautiful snaps!
Happy New Year :)

D.Nambiar said...

So elegant!

Nona said...

Nice