Kuthiramalika Palace Museum Kerala Heritage Tourism


  • Located near Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
  • Also know as Mansion of horses or Puthen Malika Palace
  • Built by Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma in 1840s
  • Description

    Kerala has been an important state in the Malabar Coast for centuries and has a long history related to the various emperors who ruled this beautiful piece of land. Back in history, this state has also been attacked and ruled by foreign rulers from various parts of the world. And all these rulers have left remarkable imprints of their existence in the form of palaces, forts, monuments, artifacts, religious centers, etc.

    There are many beautiful palaces in Kerala that illustrate the true king-size life, and evolution of the royal families. And the below are the detailed information on the best time to visit, entry fees, and location of these top Amazing Palaces in Kerala, that guarantees a lifetime experience on your Kerala Heritage tour.

    Before we do start, here is A GK question for our readers: Which is the oldest Palace in Kerala? Let us know it as comments…

    Good to Know

    Located on the south-eastern side of the Shree Padmanabhaswamy temple, the magnificent Kuthiramalika Palace is a heritage attraction in Thiruvananthapuram district. Kuthiramalika which stands for “ Mansion of horses” was built in the 1840s by Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, the then Maharaja of Travancore. This double storied palace has 122 wooden horses supporting the southern roof. Kuthiramalika Palace is officially named as Puthen Malika Palace.

    It has now been converted into a museum that collects the artifacts, paintings, and instruments related to the royal family.

    Entry Timings: Every day (except Monday) : 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Entry Fee: Adults: INR 10 per person ( Indian) Children: INR 3 per person Foreigners: INR 20 per person
    Best time to visit Kuthiramalika Palace: Throughout the year
    Location: https://goo.gl/R71XoE


    Entry Fees - Children: ₹ 10 / person
    Entry Fees - Adult: ₹ 10 / person
    Entry Fees - Foreigners: ₹ / person
    Camera / Photography Fees: ₹ 10 /-
    Videography Fees: ₹ 10 /-
    Parking Fees - 2 Wheelers: ₹ 10 /-
    Parking Fees - 4 Wheelers: ₹ 10 /-


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    Getting There

  • By Air: Cochin International Airport -124 Km
  • By Rail: Aluva Railway Station- 125 Km, Ernakulam Railway Station – 143 Km
  • By Road: Ernakulam- 142 Km, Thekkady- 115 Km
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    Quick Facts

    • Place Name: Kuthiramalika
    • Place Name( (Malayalam): പുത്തൻ മാളിക കൊട്ടാരം (കുതിരമാളിക)
    • Place Name (Hindi): Kuthiramalika
    • Sight Seeing
    • Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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    Trivandrum, Kerala, India



    8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Monday Closed
    • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Sunday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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