Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Discover a palace made in traditional Kerala architectural style, Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and learn about its history and influence. The palace is named after 122 horses carved into the wooden wall brackets beneath the southern part of the roof. Observe the detailed carvings of the wooden ceiling, with each of 80 rooms in its own, distinctive pattern. Of 80 rooms, only 20 are open to the tourists. Walk upon the floor made of egg whites, charcoal, and limestone, the materials that make it cold and smooth even in summer weather. Using our international travel planner, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions like Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a shoes-off, no-photos entry policy. Inside there are good-meaning (free) guides. The interior is impressive - wooden carvings on the walls & ceilings, portaits, collections of gifts from othe...  more »
  • This is well maintained place and gives information on various Travancore kings. The places has maintained life of travancore kings through pictures. You can visit to understand history.  more »
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