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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  • the museum would be interesting, but you have to walk without shoes on the dirty floor. For foreign visitors it’s prohibited to walk by yourself. Audio guides aren’t available and the mandatory... 
    the museum would be interesting, but you have to walk without shoes on the dirty floor. For foreign visitors it’s prohibited to walk by yourself. Audio guides aren’t available and the mandatory...  more »
  • When we visit the Palace, we are transformed back by 200 years and the palace is well maintained with great artifacts to see. The flooring is very good and must visit place. 
    When we visit the Palace, we are transformed back by 200 years and the palace is well maintained with great artifacts to see. The flooring is very good and must visit place.  more »

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