Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
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. To visit Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace on your trip to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), use our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner.
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  • Nice palace, near Padmanabha Kshetram. Private property, guides are very good. After darshan in temple, can visit this place. Next to this is one Ranga Vilas (something like this), not to waste time t...  read more »
  • beautiful and architecturaly interesting building - definately worth a visit even if you suffer from palace-fatigueness - notice all the minute details in the design and decoration! 
  • Splendid architecture and old world charm throws you back in time, rulers did have a lavish life back then ! Be prepared for a fair amount of climb (steps), if history and architecture interests you t...  read more »
  • It is a very interesting place to see, just next to the Temple. Always wait for a guide as you will be told a lot of interesting facts about the palace. Additional tip after the 30-minute tour is expected.
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