Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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#2 of 9 in Museums in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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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  • Absurd, as in other places in this area, the logic of not taking pictures, not even on the outside. For the rest the museum, with guided tour, is nice and contains many special objects, like the Crystal Throne. Outside to detect the cornice with wooden horses.
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  • We toured the palace with a guide. It apparently took 5000 craftsmen some 4 years to build originally, with only a small part now open for visitors. Teak and rosewood everywhere, with impressively orn...  more »
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