Alwaye Palace is located in Aluva, which is one of the major towns of greater Kochi city of Ernakulam district, Kerala. Alwaye is an important industrial town of Ernakulam as well as an important tourist spot in Kerala. Alwaye Palace (also known as Aluva Palace) is a glorious monument, which is a reminiscent of the splendor and heritage of the ancient past of Kerela. The palace is located on the banks of the charming Periyar River. The palace has seen a long past, which was full of events that changed the face of Kerala. The palace has seen numerous battles and successions, which formed an important part of the history of Kerala. Through a visit to this palace, you will be transported to the glorious historic times, the period when royalty hailed. The river which flows at close vicinity and expansive gardens enhance the beauty of the palace. The circular balconies of Aluva Palace give a spectacular view of the river.
Alwaye Palace used to be the summer residency of the Travancore royalty. Nowadays, the huge mansion is used by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation as a guest house.
Alwaye Palace attracts a number of tourists every year from India and abroad equally. Its architectural style is commendable, as it is constructed in the traditional style of architecture, which is a specialty of Kerala.