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Chowmahalla Palace

Khilwat, 20-4-236 | Motigalli, Hyderabad 500 002, India
+91 40 24522032
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Ranked #7 of 171 attractions in Hyderabad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Hayward, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Jonty did a fantastic job detailing the history of the royal family and tying it in with et artifacts and buildings on the palace. The motor cars were a treat to see.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

kings museum , similar some are salar jung museum but some are different.. 2 to 3 hours to see go before 5.00pm....

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IRELAND
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Absolutely beautiful place, brings one back to the days of the Prince of Hydrabad and all the luxery of the times, it was like and Alice in Wonderland experience. Magnificent!!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

One of the lesser explored palaces of Hyderabad. Highly recommended for the ones who have an eye for heritage and culture. Located close to the Charminar, it has four palaces within. The tour should last upto 3 hours. They do not have any guides/escorts to take you around but have well written explanations to help tourists understand better. The main... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This grand palace really takes you back a century or two and showcases the lifestyles of the rich and the famous. Everything screams of grandiose..the chandeliers, the ceiling and the fancy car collection. At the end of the tour there is a tiny photo studio that dresses you up in the Nawab's dress (in less than a minute) and takes... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This place was a wonderful experience. We loved peering into the past and the grounds were wonderful to wander around.

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Townsville, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great example of the former life and style of royality, worth a visit, the yellow Rolls Royce was a highlight for me

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Hyderabad, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Chowmalah Palace is more often visited for a marriage or some even but this once I had visited for seeing the museum n it wasnt my last time.. The vintage cars, the drapes and the clothing, the cutlery collection, the paintings, not to forget the exclusive Clock n the chandeliers which are one of a kind . I wudnt be... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We enjoyed our visit - much recommended. Exhibits were well presented and staff at the facility were friendly

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Croix, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Just for the architecture and the gardens it is worth going, the rest is just bonus! This Palace has not a lot of exhibits but is beautiful as it is.

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