CHOWMAHALLA PALACE - THE NIZAMS PALACE IN HYDERABAD

Chowmahalla Palace also known Chowmahallatuu (4 Palaces), is a palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad state. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty and was the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad while they ruled their state.

The palace was built by Nizam Salabat Jung.

The palace remains the property of Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah, heir of the Nizams.

In Urdu & Hindi Char means four, and Mahal means palaces, hence the name Chowmahalla/four palaces.

The palace is unique for its style and elegance. The construction of this palace began in the late 18th century and over the decades a synthesis of many architectural styles and influences emerged.

The palace consists of two courtyards as well as the grand Khilwat (the Dharbar Hall), fountains and gardens. It also has a collection of Vintage cars like Rolls Royce used by Nizam Kings.

The palace is located in the old city in Hyderabad near the Charminar.

If you are visiting Hyderabad Chowmahalla Palace is a must visit place.
It has great historic significance & is maintained well

 One of the water fountain in front of a hall

One of the water fountain in front of a hall

 One of the entrance to Durbar

One of the entrance to Durbar

 Gates To Enter Different Durbars

Gates To Enter Different Durbars

 One of the sculptures in front of a Durbar

One of the sculptures in front of a Durbar

 From the museum inside the palace

From the museum inside the palace

 Chandeliers Inside Chowmahalla palace

Chandeliers Inside Chowmahalla palace

 Chandeliers Inside Chowmahalla palace

Chandeliers Inside Chowmahalla palace

 One of the place external architectures with beautiful formation of clouds at the back

One of the place external architectures with beautiful formation of clouds at the back

 From the museum inside the palace

From the museum inside the palace

 Clock Tower above the main gate of Chowmahalla has been ticking away for around 125+ years

Clock Tower above the main gate of Chowmahalla has been ticking away for around 125+ years

 Chowmahalla Palace interior with chandeliers

Chowmahalla Palace interior with chandeliers

 Chowmahalla Palace Chandeliers

Chowmahalla Palace Chandeliers

 Chowmahalla Palace interiors and Chandeliers

Chowmahalla Palace interiors and Chandeliers