PALACE AT ATTINGAL (NORTH OF TRIVANDRUM)

ATTINGAL TOWN IS ABOUT 800 YEARS OLD AND ITS
14 TH CENTURY PALACE., WAS ALWAYS RULED BY A QUEEN AS THE MOTHER AND SISTER OF TRAVANCORE KING RECIEVED THE PRINCIPALITY OF ATTINGAL AND THEY WERE CALLED SENIOR AND JUNIOR MAHARANIS(QUEENS)WHILE THEIR HUSBANDS HAD NO RULING POWER AND KNOWN AS KOIL THAMPURANS
IN THE REBELLION AGAINST ENGLISH 140 ENGLISH MEN WERE MASSACERED IN 1721HERE