A total of 30 buildings in Thiruvananthapuram city will be illuminated in the first phase of the Travancore Heritage Project. An amount of Rs 35.60 crores was earmarked for the project which will be carried out so as to underscore the legacy and enhance the architectural beauty of the buildings.
The Tourism Minister Mr. P. A. Mohammed Riyas has instructed officials to complete the work in a time-bound manner.
The Travancore Heritage Tourism Project is designed on the lines of the Muziris and Alappuzha heritage tourism projects. The project aims to preserve important places including Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple and Attingal Palace. Besides that, 19 buildings along the MG Road up to Vellayambalam and 21 buildings along Enchakkal to East Fort will be lit up using modern lighting systems.
The project also envisages putting up laser projection on Secretariat premises. A digital system will be put up on the premises to retell the political history of Kerala, making the state property a historical museum.
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