Like the older ceremonial centres of Vijayanagara and Madurai, Ramnad holds the key ingredients of a ceremonial centre; its palace is inside a walled compound and is connected with a temple dedicated to a protective goddess who is venerated during the annual navaratri festival. In this chapter, the buildings which compose the palace complex at Ramnad are described and interpreted. In particular, I consider how south Indian palace space was organized and what this organization says about the function of the palace.