Padmanabhapuram Palace Kanyakumari

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Padmanabhapuram Palace  Heritage A magnificent wooden palace of the 16th century, Padmanabhapuram Palace lies at the lands end of mainland India - Kanyakumari. An enticing ediffice to any lover of art and architecture this old palace of the Rajas of the erstwhile Travancore (1550 to 1750 AD) is a fine specimen of Keralas indigenous style of architecture. The antique interiors are replete with intricate rosewood carvings and sculptured decor. The palace also contains 17th and 18th century murals. One can see: the musical bow in mahogany, windows with coloured mica, royal chairs with Chinese carvings, Thaikkottaram or the Queen Mothers palace with painted ceilings, rose wood and teak carved ceilings with 90 different floral designs.