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Padmanabhapuram Palace

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Padmanabhapuram Palace

Situated 64 km away from Thiruvananthapuram at Thuckalay, on the way to Kanyakumari is the magnificent Padmanabhapuram Palace, the seat of the erstwhile rulers of Travancore. 

Built-in Kerala style architecture this wooden palace houses murals that date back to the 17th and 18th centuries, exquisite sculptures and floral carvings. The floor is made of black granite.

This 400-year-old royal mansion is considered to be the largest wooden palace in all of Asia. Spread over an area of 6.5acres with over 15 edifices every bit of this marvellous complex boasts of intricate woodwork that highlights the outstanding skills of the artisans of yore. 

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