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Address: West Nada, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Description: The palace museum displays exquisite wood carvings, paintings and various...
The palace museum displays exquisite wood carvings, paintings and various royal collections.
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kuthiramallika

Very near to Shri Padmanabaswamy temple,speaks the values of olden architecture,history of the earlier rulers of kerala etc.Neatly maintained.Very cool interiors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Very near to Shri Padmanabaswamy temple,speaks the values of olden architecture,history of the earlier rulers of kerala etc.Neatly maintained.Very cool interiors.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Named so because of horse wood carvings.......worth visit.....located near to Shri Padmanaba Swamy temple......

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

In spite of its rich tradition, the Swathi thirunal’s palace still has not got required attention and not developed as a major tourist attraction . As informed there are more than 80 number of rooms wherein 20 rooms are open to general public. Regret to say I was not able to share the unique sights of the interiors of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This palace is known as the Horse Palace because of the 122 horses that are carved into the wooden wall brackets supporting the roof. It forms part of a vast complex of royal buildings and the palace dates back to the 1840's. The Prince who built it apparently died one year later in his 30's. You will have to take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Can spend 2-3 hours. Guides will explain you about the exhibited things in the museum. You can also capture some good pics outside the palace.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Until I visited this museum I do not know its existence very close to Padmanabhaswamy temple. As the temple was closed in the afternoon, I was told about this museum and hence entered. There is no proper entrance to this museum or we need to enter in a small path on left side just before the temple. There is an... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is where the goddess Saraswati beautifies by her presence during the Navarathri celebrations. A Divine experience having the darshan and if we are lucky we could also enjoy the arangettams of new dancers and singers who are ready to perform.

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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Its the nearby 'Mysore Palace' for Trivadrum people, which gives us atmost classic ambience to all the senses. Exquisite collection of wall pantings, weapons, antique and precious items. Solar clock used in ealrier period is also displayed. Consists of 80 rooms where 20 are opened for public. Too historical and drags us to 100s of years back. How luxury they... More 

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Trivandrum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

For those of you who are stuck with a Taxi driver who know no idea where this Palace is : Ask the Taxi driver to drop you in the front entrance to Padmanabhaswamy temple. Walk towards the temple and you will find the entrance to this Palace on your left. Highly recommended for those interested in Architecture and Art. With... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This palace is really underrated and deserves a much higher ranking. Maybe it was our fantastic guide who explained everything really well but we really enjoyed it better than any other sight-seeing we did in and around Trivandrum. Unfortunately, it has not been well maintained and we thought that they could charge a lot more which would help to finance... More 

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Address: West Nada, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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