This majestic old palace is located 55kms from Thiruvananthapuram in the
state of Tamil Nadu. Situated at Thucklai, on the way to Kanyakumari,
this was once the capital of the State of Travancore. Built in the Travancore
architectural style, this is famous for its 17th and 18th century murals.
Carved mahogany ceiling, colored mica windows, secret underground
passages, inner courtyards, durbal hall, museum, four poster medicinal
bed, Belgian mirror, pictures of Lord Krishna, granite dance halls and
special black shiny floors which make a unique combination of egg white,
jaggery, lime, burnt coconut, charcoal and river sand makes this palace
a must visit. It will be closed on Mondays.