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Chowmahalla Palace

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Address: Khilwat, 20-4-236 | Motigalli, Hyderabad 500 002, India
Phone Number: +91 40 24522032
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The Palace!!

Very close to the charminar, is this magnificent palace of the nizams, its pretty huge but divided into various blocks......contains lots of artifacts used by the nizams, It also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Very close to the charminar, is this magnificent palace of the nizams, its pretty huge but divided into various blocks......contains lots of artifacts used by the nizams, It also houses the royal durbar, dress materials and weapons used by the nizams during those times. Also houses the antique vehicles and the family tree and history of the nizams........the best attraction... More 

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Thrissur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great palace, even when compared to the best in India. Though not as - over the top - opulent as Mysore or Udaipur, the exquisite taste of the Nizams is a treat to enjoy. Upkeep and facilities is also great by Indian public places standard.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Chowmahalla palace constitutes 4 palaces inside it. Must see place for Kids.. I liked the swords, battle field equipments.!! Original handwritten letters are preserved and displayed near the dharbar hall.. It is another example of Nizams architectural interests.

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Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Chowmahalla palace is located in city of hyderabad pretty close to the charminar and makkah masjid. It can be easily reached from charminar by walking..Don't take an auto to avoid unnecessary charges. This place is just like a palace but with out much decorum and style. The entry fee is rs40 for indians and rs150 for foreigners..I personally think it... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It is a good palace. One can check out the huge halls, doors and palace windows. If someone has seen palaces in other places such as Rajasthan and Gujarat, you can give this a miss. It involves too much walking.

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Rajahmundry, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Not too much to be seen in the palace as most places are off limts & it is anywaya a small palace, The venhicle diaplay was the highlight & only 1 nice room in entire palace where the nizam used to sit

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Good place to visit in hyderabad , one can spend 1 to 2 hrs here. Its very near to charminar. Great shopping place for women near charminar. The palace has lot of vintage cars. Its like a small salarjung museum.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The restoration has been done extremely well. The lawns are well manicured and the palace has truly been restored to its former glory. Opportunity to see some vintage cars is there. The clock tower and the grand chandeliers are truly pretty. One may feel a bit underwhelmed after a visit here and expectations are too high, especially after visiting Faluknama... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The grounds are amazing. There are a few buildings to go in as well. Also check out the car collection at the back of the property. Its a shame they can't keep the pigeons out!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

it is an incredible palace, u should keep some time in hand when visiting this palace, probably evening is more suitable, from valuables kept in museum to vintage cars all of it makes it excellent and must visit.

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