PADMANABHAPURAM PALACE

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Floohoo Travels offer you the best Kerala Tour Packages which includes Padmanabhapuram Palace. Choose from a wide range of tour packages based on your interests. One of the best examples of traditional Kerala architecture, the 16th century AD Padmanabhapuram Palace, fifty kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram, is a study in elegance. Those in search of Kerala arts and architecture will swoon over the many sumptuous delights that this gracious wooden edifice must offer. Visitors should note the intricate rosewood and teak carved ceilings with ninety different floral designs, splendid 17th and 18th century murals, windows of coloured mica, royal chairs with Chinese carvings, a four-poster medicinal bed, Belgian mirrors, and a vast traditional Kerala floor of gleaming black achieved from a mixture of egg white, jaggery, lime, burnt coconut, charcoal and river sand. There are also granite tubs to cool curd and buttermilk, large earthen urns for storing curds, an open-air swimming bath, a granite dance hall, secret underground passages, and an outer cyclopean stone wall of massive irregular blocks fitted together without mortar. Of all the Kerala tourism places, this one will have you discover what it means to have lived in royal splendour!

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