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Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

West Nada, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Kuthiramalika, An Architectural Work Of Art

Kuthiramalika is the one priceless palace in India. There is more than hundred and ten room is made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PrajeeshVijayan
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Kochi (Cochin), India
An often missed gem in the heart of the city

Many locals have not heard of Kuthiramalika which is situated next to the famous Sri... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SJBahrain
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Bahrain
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The palace museum displays exquisite wood carvings, paintings and various royal collections.
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West Nada, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kuthiramalika is the one priceless palace in India. There is more than hundred and ten room is made up of a great ambiquitous feeling while visiting. And it has lots of art work without the help modern machinery. So everybody should visits.

Thank PrajeeshVijayan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many locals have not heard of Kuthiramalika which is situated next to the famous Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram. Located in a tree-shaded walled compound, the palace feels like a typical Keralite house. There are fruit-trees like Jackfruit, Mango and Plantain around the palace. For...More

Thank SJBahrain
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Puthen malika palace is a palace built by Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, who was Maharaja of the Kingdom of Travancore British India (Now known as Trivandrum, Kerala). The palace has a large collection of idols and sculptures made from white marble. The collection includes Kathakali...More

1  Thank Santhosh K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Kuthira Mallika Palace Museum is right besides the Padmanabhaswamy temple. Owned by the royal family of Travancore, the 1840 palace displayed some rare objects like the bohemian crystal throne from Belgium with the Travancore emblem. The king had a thing for wooden ceilings with...More

2  Thank wannabemaven
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Built by the famous king Swathi Thirunal Kuthira Malika has richness written everywhere. That's with the structure and belongings which came from that era. The front corridor of the palace has the famous 122 horse carvings on the roof. The place is a one time...More

Thank AravindBee
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The palace has thousand horses made of wood. Entire palace is seeped in history. If you are visiting Trivandrum, this is a must visit place.

Thank santpur
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A must visit if you love architecture, music, antiques, history etc. Built by the early king, now this serves as a place for some of the best musical nights and performances of traditional art forms. Part for the place is converted to a museum showcasing...More

Thank aski_online
Reviewed 19 March 2017

There are two main parts to the museum, housed in two different buildings in sprawling grounds. The first part (the palace itself) is a beautifully constructed building with fine carpentry. It was the house where the kings of Travancore (the southern part of Kerala) actually...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Offers a tour of Travancore history and life during the time of King's rule. You must check the open and closing times before you schedule the visit.

Thank Sdj512
Reviewed 15 February 2017

real nice museum, could be maintained better, and @Kerala government,please pay the local guides, they really try very hard!

Thank Ratheesh K
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muralitharan62
17 January 2016|
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Response from Roneo C | Reviewed this property |
Great. Welcome to God's own Country. There are many places to see and enjoy in Trivandrum City and it's surroundings. Foremost will be Padmanabhaswamy Temple. It's a monumental temple to Lord Vishnu. Near Padmanabhaswamy... More
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abhik_fe
14 November 2015|
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Response from Prasannasimha | Reviewed this property |
The best time effective way to see Trivandrum is to book a day tour through Kerala state tourist development corporation. Their office is at the ground floor of Chaitram hotel and you can go to their ktdc website See the... More
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