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Kuthiramalika Palace Museum: Experience the Traditional Travancore Architecture

must visit places in trivandrumTechnoparkToday.com>> Kuthiramalika Palace Museum or Puthenmalika Palace Museum, a beautiful two-storeyed palace situated near the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a best option to experience the workmanship in traditional Travancore style architecture.

The palace was built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma – the King of Travancore, who was a great poet, musician, social reformer and statesman.   The palace museum displays paintings and various priceless collections of the royal family.

Also known as horse palace it houses numerous artefacts. The unique Navarathri Mandapam in front of the palace, a venue for concerts, uses traditional sound reflectors comprising of 50 clay pots hung upside down from the ceiling, creating an effect that outdoes even modern acoustic systems.

Visiting hours: 0830 – 1300 hrs & 1500 – 1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays

Contact Ph: +91 471 2473952

       

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