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Meshan Mani, East Fort

 

On the eastern side of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, installed in 1833 during the reign of Swathi Thirunal, is the Meshan Mani (clock). It has on its dial, a man's face with two goats on either side. Crafted from mahogany by an artisan called Kulathooran, every time the clock completes an hour, the man opens his mouth and the goats hit his cheeks.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 2 km

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 7 km

Location

Latitude: 8.482724, Longitude: 76.94609


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