Shakthan Thampuran Palace is situated in City of Thrissur in Kerala state, India. It is named as Vadakkekara Palace, was reconstructed in Kerala-Dutch style in 1795 by Ramavarma Thampuran of the erstwhile Princely State of Cochin, well as Sakthan Thampuran (Greatest ruler of the Cochin dynasty) is preserved by Archaeological Department. The palace was converted into a museum in 2005 by State.
The main structure of the Sakthan Thampuran Palace has a two-storeyed building and a traditional Kerala style Nālukettu. High roofs, extra thick walls, spacious rooms and floors paved with finely smoothened Italian marbles are some of the structural specialities of this palace. The interiors of the palace, because of its unique construction offer comfortable and pleasant staying conditions irrespective of the prevailing weather conditions.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is at Cochin International airport, Nedumbasserry, 58 kms. from Thrissur
The nearest railhead is Thrissur Railway Station (4kms).
Thrissur can be accessed by road through the neighbouring Districts of Ernakulam (Cochin), Palakkad and Malappuram. National High Way 47 passes nearby and passes through Mannuthy, 6 km away from Thrissur city. Many private buses and KSRTC buses plying on this route.