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“Unbelievable collection of historical items”

Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace
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Owner description: The palace museum displays exquisite wood carvings, paintings and various royal collections.
Bengaluru, India
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Unbelievable collection of historical items”
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Though a very old palace, I felt this is being well maintained and the guide did a wonderful job of explaining each and every item that we came across in the museum. The most impressive ones were the chairs made out of ivory and imported crystal. Yet another useful place of tourist attraction.

Visited August 2013
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Kuthiramalika”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Kuthiramalika is an excellent place which shows the ancient architecture during maharajah time. it is sad to see that the palace is not maintained properly. Out of 80 rooms the guide told us that only 20 rooms are opened for public. Other 60 rooms are perishing lack of maintenance.

Visited July 2013
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New Delhi, India
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82 reviews
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“Excellent”
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Gives a peek into the architectural and cultural heritage of Kerala and life in the royal palaces in the previous era.
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Visited June 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Good palace tour”
Reviewed 2 June 2013

At East Fort entrance road to Shri Padmanabaswami temple; have to wait for quite some time for a guide, as we cannot go inside on our own; but good experience in looking at the beautiful palace. Also, please do not forget to visit the Photo Palace museum, which is inside the main Puthenmalika palace.

Visited May 2013
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Belgaum, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“do not miss this”
Reviewed 26 May 2013

just beside the temple , which one might miss thinking its a handicraft stall..its a wonderful wooden art so many things to see . theres a guide who explains u wonderfully in groups. a must visit after temple visit.we got a lady guide who xplained in english for us. till now the best guide we have come across. need to pay entry fee. well maintained ....well preserved...worth a visit.at the end guide expects u to tip them ...we felt it was ok .

Visited May 2013
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