About Kuthiramalika :
Kerala as we all know is a fabulous tourist destination. Kodungalloor in the Trichur district of Kuthiramalika is a brilliant and glorious palace museum that was built by the Maharaja of Travancore. This palace is located very near the Swami Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Trivandrum. He recruited efficient sculptors from Tanjore for the construction of the palace.
Swathi Thirumal Balarama Verma was a man who possessed immense talents. He was a man of varied interests. He was not just proficient in composing poetry, being an able musician he set them to tune as well. Being an able statesman, he was revered by his subjects. He was genuinely concerned about their welfare and undertook several social reforms as well. He spent many days of his life here in this palace.
The Museum remains open from 8.30 in the morning to 12.30 in the afternoon. It reopens at 3.30 and finally closes at 5.30. It is kept closed on Mondays.
Tourist Attractions in Tour to Kuthiramalika
The Kuthiramalai Palace Museum is indeed a rare illustration of the heights reached in the field of art and architecture by the Tanjore craftsmen. It reflects the traditional Travancore style of architecture. Several splendid wood carvings adorn the interiors of this palace. The carved stone pillars also add to the grandeur of the palace. The roofs are beautifully designed as well.
The meaning of the word Kuthiramalika is Horse Bungalow. It has been so named because there is a very beautiful monument which shows 122 horses in a position as if they are ready to jump.
The Museum has an amazing collection of paintings and objects belonging to the royal family. They include ornaments and weapons like swords and guns as well.
However the major attraction of the Kuthiramalai Palace is the Dantasimhasana.
Accommodation in Tour to Kuthiramalika
On your Tour to Kuthiramalika you can choose from among the large number of hotels that are there in Trivandrum. A list of some of the hotels in Trivandrum are given below
How to reach Kuthiramalika
- Hotel South Park (Fortune Hotel)
- Muthoot Plaza (Sarovar Park Plaza Hotel)
- Travancore Heritage
- Mascot Hotel (KTDC Group of Hotel)
- Hotel Chaithram (KTDC Group of Hotel)
- Isola Di Cocco
- Comfort Inn Grand
The Kuthiramalika Palace is located at a distance of 1 km from the Tiruvananthapuram railway station and the airport is 6 km away. Trains and flights connect Tiruvananthapuram to various parts of the country. After you reach Tiruvananthapuram, you can avail of any local means of transportation to reach the Kuthiramalika Palace.
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