Beyond the gate is a large compound. The two-storeyed palace has a wide verandah at the front portion which is believed to be a later addition.
A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday decided to set up safe streets, where shops remain open 24 hours in select locations here, under the city corporation limits.
Chala has played a significant role in the growth and development of Thiruvananthapuram.
Any visitor has to seek the forest officials' permission to enter the tea estate in the middle of the forest. The department records the names and addresses of all visitors.
Taking a detour from the popular tourist spots for a one-day trip offers a different experience.
The 'Trimurtis' (three major deities) have separate temples in the Mithrananadapuram complex.
These records are being digitalized. Thereafter these will be exhibited in the museum. Most of these records are more than 200 years old while.
Ayilyam Thirunal Maharaja laid the foundation stone on December 7, 1865. The then Public Words Department's records stated that it was for building the public office.
Tourists can enjoy short trips to the Sree Padmanaba Swamy temple, Kuthira Malika, museum, planetarium, and Kovalam, Veli and Shankumugham beaches.
The yellow taxi which has been operating successfully in Kochi and Thrissur has finally started in Thiruvananthapuram.