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Address: Khilwat, 20-4-236 | Motigalli, Hyderabad 500002, India
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A palace not to miss in the great city

This Royal Palace is just next to the World famous Hyderabad icon – Charminar and surprisingly not known to many who live in this city for more than a decade. Unfortunately, the... read more

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Royal Palace is just next to the World famous Hyderabad icon – Charminar and surprisingly not known to many who live in this city for more than a decade. Unfortunately, the Telangana tourism is also not promoting this palace much for unknown reason. It has countless attractions within… like large courtyards, green lush gardens, beautiful water fountains, majestic council... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the heritage of hyderabad visited thrice but the maintenance was lagging still and over the palace is good and can have a great time along with friends

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chowmahalla palace is located near Charminar and at walkable distance. Very grand and beautiful palace. Entry fee to palace is INR 50/- per person and Camera fee INR 50/-. Palace consist of Kings belongs, his Darbar, Weapons, history and old video footage. Overall it takes around 2 hours and more than that if interested in detailing. Entire place is maintained... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chowmahalla Palace is very beautiful where you can see old cars, antic furniture used by king, arts and many things..Also there is a garden where you can sit and relax. You need atlest 1 hour to cover this place. You can take a bus to charminar from any part of Hyderabad. After visiting charminar, you can visit this place as... More 

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Thank GanIndia
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The palace is situated near to charminar. The place has all the things which were used by nizams. If you love Old cars you can see many of them here. You can spend good time with friends and family.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building and campus needs better maintenance. Some parts of the building is under renovation and repair. But a good place to see know the history of the city and the royal family. The Car Museum is good.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a big old palace, divided into three major blocks, the first two ones are museum converted with Nizam's stuff like furniture, crockery, paintings on display (real impressive ones I must say), separated by big gardens. The last block is off limits to the visitors. and at the end of the building is his vintage cars on display. That was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The palace have large number of old car, which kings used to use at their time, which I liked the most. Second thing which I liked there is the rooms in the palace which are so beautifully crafted that you will fall in love with them. Really amazing palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just behind the hustle bustle of Lad bazaar of Charminar, stands this magnificent palace of the Nizam,remarkably well preserved by the Trust looking after it.Best to visit for a chowki dinner or gahzal show in the evening if invited. Otherwise, open to public till 5pm. Do not miss the textile exhibition show casing the regal attire of the past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Chowmahalla Palace is a nice and clean highlight in Hyderabad. For me a must see when visiting Hyderabad. The tour offers an informative walkthrough through the palace. Highlighting the history of the palace.

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