Kollengode Palace snapshot
Kollengode Palace, located 19 km south-east of Palakkad, is the prime attraction of Kollengode Town. The town derives its name from the Kollen blacksmith community that resides here. The palace represents the traditional architectural style of Kerala. It houses a large collection of murals from all over Kerala. This museum holds a display of well-preserved artefacts called Veerakallu or Hero Stones, which basically are the ancient stone engravings and sculptures of heroes.
Different temple models, manuscripts on dry palm leaves and megaliths are also exhibited in the museum. Most of the artefacts exhibited in the museum have been recovered from the forests of Thrissur and Wayanad. The Shiva temple situated in Pudugramam, Pallkapandi Water Falls, Meenkara Dam, Pothundi Dam and Chinganchira are other attractions near the Kollengode Palace.