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 Puthenmalika palace is located quiet close to the Padmanabhaswamy temple. The palace is constructed beautifully with tiled roofs and wooden walls and pillars. Only about 20 of the 80 odd rooms are...  more »
  • Beautifully preserved. photography is permitted inside, while there is no electricity, lots of beautiful shadows, nooks and corners for the photography buff, carry a tripod!  more »
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