Description – Kowdiar Palace was built by Maharaja Sree Chittira Thirunal in 1934. It was built on the occasion of his sister Karthika THirunal Lakshmi Bayi’s wedding. The palace is an epitome of architectural finesse. It has over 150 rooms in it. It is located in THiruvananthapuram and is the private residence of the royal family.