Kowdiar Palace in Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala,India was built in 1934 by Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal and was presented to Sethu Parvati Bayi, who once was the Junior Rani of Attingal under the Senior Rani, Sethu Lekshmi Bayi.
Kowdiar Palace is one of the most significant heritage structures to be seen in Thiruvananthapuram. It is seen in a serene and beautiful campus within the city centre. The building has over 150 rooms. It displays hybrid architecture which is a fusion of Kerala and Dravdian styles. The palace however is still known for its beautiful buildings, true to the Travancore style of architecture and design. Even seen from a distance, one can make out the astounding architecture and spectacle of the Palace. Take a walk along the palace, even if only from afar to see a rich part of Trivandrum’s history. As the entry is restricted, the Kowdiar Palace entry fee is not listed, but can be inquired locally upon your visit.