Tourism in Kuthiramalika

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Languages Malayalam
Best time to visit September to May

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum in Kerala built by the Travancore Kings gives an insight into the glorious history of Kerala. A Tour to Kuthiramalika will reveal the glory and grandeur of the Royal past of Kerala. Located near the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Kuthiramalika Palace Museum was built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma. The Museum houses the exquisite collections of the Royal Family that is preserved in this Kuthiramalika Museum.

Location of Kuthiramalika

Best Time to Visit

The best time to take a tour to Kuthiramalika is from September to May.

History

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum was built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma in traditional Travancore style which is a remarkable specimen till today. Each of the rooms of this Museum houses the articles that were used by the kings and queens of yesteryears. It was the Travancore royalty’s effort to capture the smell of history in the four walls of Kuthiramalika Palace Museum.

The word Kuthiramalika means Horse Bungalow which has got its name from the roof beams which resemble the shape of a horse. The Museum stores ornaments, weapons and rare artifacts of the Travancore Royal family. A Tour to Kuthiramalika will reveal a lot more about the ancient past of Kerala.

Tourist Attractions

The major tourist attraction of the Kuthiramalika Palace Museum is the rare artifacts and collections of royal era. There are two massive thrones in Kuthiramalika which are made of elephant tusks and crystals which still today are a major attraction for the tourists.

Another important tourist attraction near the Kuthiramalika Museum is the Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

There is a Boat Club in Akkulam Lake in Trivandrum in Kerala is a wonderful place to take a tour of the Akkulam Lake. There is also a Children’s Park in Akkulam which is the perfect place for the kids to spend a lovely day.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Built in Dravidian style this Temple is quite famous in Kerala. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a remarkable specimen for its brilliant architecture. It is a 2000 year old temple where only Hindus are allowed.

How To Reach

By Airport to Kuthiramalika: Trivandrum Airport is 119 km away.

By Railway Station: Thiruvalla is 5 km away.

Take a tour to Kuthiramalika and get to know more about the history of Kerala.

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