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Built in the 19th century, the Indo - Saracenic structure boasts a "natural" air conditioning system and houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. Trivandrum tourism.

One of the earliest museums in India established by the Maharaja of Travancore in 1855. Only a very few museums like the Indian Museum Calcutta, Madras Government Museum are its contemporaries. In 1874, the old Museum Building was pulled down and the foundation for the new Museum building named after Lord Napier, the governor of Madras presidency was laid. The architectural masterpiece was designed by Mr. Chisoln, the consulting architect of the Madras Government and the construction completed in 18880. This 120 year old structure is a landmark in the city with its unique ornamentation and architectural style with gothic roof and minerets.

It offers an array of display of artistic, cultural and antique importance comprising of sculptures in bronze and stone, carvings of wood and ivory, lamps, textiles, traditional musical instruments, kathakali models, a treasure of numismatic collections representing Chera, chola, Pandya dynasties of southern India. The brobze display fascinating images of Siva, Vishnu, Parvathi and Lakshmi in Silpa sastras. The metal images illustrate the features of South Indian sculpture style of 8th to 18th Century such as Agasthya, Vishnu etc. manifest Dravidian influence. Shiva with Sati is an unique and the rarest exhibit found in the museum. Each and every exhibit has a wonderful and fascinating tale twined around it.

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TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
 Beaches Backwaters 04 Nights & 05 Days Alleppey–Quilon–Kovalam
–Kanyakumari-Trivandrum
Beaches and Backwaters

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Alleppey

  • Ending Point:
  • Trivandrum

  • Duration:
  • 04 Nights / 05 Days


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 Splendors of Kerala 07 Nights & 08 Days Cochin–Thekkady–Kumarakom
–Trivandrum–Kovalam
Splendors of Kerala

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Cochin

  • Ending Point:
  • Kovalam

  • Duration:
  • 07 Nights / 08 Days


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 Best of Kerala 09 Nights & 10 Days Cochin–Munnar–Thekkady
–Kumarakom–Kettuvalam-Alleppey–Kanyakumari-Kovalam-Trivandrum
Best of Kerala

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Cochin

  • Ending Point:
  • Kovalam

  • Duration:
  • 09 Nights / 10 Days


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