This Dutch style palace was built in the 9th century and then reconstructed in the year 1795 by King Rama Varma Thampuran of Cochin. Thrissur used to be the capital of the earlier princely state of Cochin. This beautiful palace has on display some of the finest sculptures in Kerala. There is also an impressive display of old coins and writings.
The other popular monuments in Thrissur include the Royal palace of Kodungallur, known as Kodungallur Kovilakamand the new palace in its premises called the Puthen Kovilakam. Kollengode Palace is also very popular amongst visitors.