Stories of the Throne—Exploring Tripunithura

Tripunithura was the seat of power of the Cochin Royal Family. This walk will take the participant through some of the important sites in town, including Statue Square, Clock Tower (Manimalika), Poornathrayeesa temple, Kalikotta Palace, Iron Bridge, and the elephant stables. The participants will be taken through these sites as they are engaged in stories about the Cochin Royal family and its contribution towards multiculturalism, public infrastructure, the national movement and conservation of traditional art forms.

The tour ends at the gates of Sree Poornathrayeesa temple.

This guided tour is free. 


Balagopal
Walk Leader
Balagopal lives in Tripunithura and is in the process of setting up a tech firm. His father is a member of the Cochin Royal Family and he hopes to build a conversation around Tripunithura and the conservation of its heritage.