Methan Mani is a clock tower which stands next to the Padmanabha Swamy Temple, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram inside the south west Indian country of Kerala. It is a historical landmark and a vacationer attraction. The "Methan Mani" is located close to the Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram. To see it, one has to stand before the temple entrance and look in the contrary direction of the Padmatheertha pond. It is on the top of the Old Fort Palace. The precise characteristic of the clock is the presence of a bearded guy on pinnacle of the dial who opens his mouth similar to every hour and rams hit his cheek and forcing him to close his mouth.
This motion is co-oridnated with the hourly chimes. It is stated to had been mounted inside the 1840s in the course of the reign of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma. The clock is constituted of Mahogany by an artisan known as Kulathooran. Records show that clockwork mechanisms have been bought with the aid of the then State of Travancore from Chennai. One was installed at Trivandrum, the alternative at Padmanabhapuram Palace, in Tamil Nadu. There is also a history that the clock was established to commemorate the successful repulsion of Invasion of Travancore with the aid of Tippu Sultan.