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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  • Was really impressed by the history artefacts in the museum. The architecture is good so is the ambience. Was dissapointed with a certain lady guide asking for tips all the way. Not expected in...  more »
  • Kuthira Maalika (Horse Palace) also known as Puthen Maalika (New Palace) is located adjacent to Padmanabha Swamy Temple at Trivandrum. This palace is built by Late King Swathy Thirunal of then...  more »

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