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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  • A great place to experience traditional kerala architecture and to immerse yourself in the history of travancore since the chithralaya art gallery is nearby. The collection of ancient chola bronze...  more »
  • The palace is located near Eastern Gate of Sree Padhanabha Swamy Temple. The entry fee is Rs 70 per person. Out of 80 odd rooms about 20 are open to tourist. Footwear is not allowed inside the palace....  more »

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