Puthen (Kuthira) Malika Palace, (literally New or Horse Palace), is a palace made by Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, located along the south east side of Padmanabhaswamy temple in trivandrum. This palace is also more famously known as Kuthira Malika Palace. The name comes from the 122 wooden horses carved onto the brackets that supports the south side roof.
One portion of the palace is converted to a Museum which houses some of the artifacts owned by Travencore royal family. The palace courtyard is also the venue for the Swathi Sangeethotsavam, an yearly event in memory of the legacy of Swathi Thirunal (who was the Maharaja of the state of Travancore 1813-1846)
Puthen Malika Palace building