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Address: Khilwat, 20-4-236 | Motigalli, Hyderabad 500002, India
Phone Number: +91 40 24522032
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This place shows the lifestyle of the Nawabs . There are so many old vintage cars that must be seen.

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

This place shows the lifestyle of the Nawabs . There are so many old vintage cars that must be seen.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having seen the Mysore palace a zillion times, this was not something that excited me.. The property needs more upkeep and does not eek luxury. The highlight for me was the custom built Rolls Royce of the Nizam that apparently has run less than 400 miles! It also has a small collection of vintage cars . A quick walk around... More 

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What's good The Rolls Royce and Buick of pre independence are on display, once owned by Nizam himself. Palace itself is grand and spread over a large area. What's not good Photography is not allowed and the guards will keep reminding you. What to do Enjoy the walk across the collection of heritage that ends with cars. It's less than... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great sight to see, Gives a glimpse into the past of Hyderabad and the Nawabs. Needs some maintenance.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Hyderabad would be incomplete without visiting this fabulous palace. You are transported to another era.

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mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many tourist groups do not go here. But truely speaking all the heritage of Nizam of Hyderabad is only here nowhere else in Hyderabad. From Vintage cars to fountains, royal clothing to armory and mega zumbars and furniture this is the place to visit. Closed on FRIDAYS same like Salarjung museum and Charminar. Its also called Khilwat by locals. It... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is official residence place of Hyderabad Nawaba.This place is very attractive four buldings in huge land. However therre were so many differnet rooms and apartments but they all were closed. What evrer open were nice to see.I admired by so many old model cars which were used by king at that time was in display to watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The historical palace is located at Motigalli hyderabad, in the center of the city. Very beautiful marble finished palace more than 400 years encient. It is said that the palace took 119 long years to build. Must visit place for history lovers.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful when lit with marshals and coloured lights,amazing by moonlight.the imported chandeliers of 400 years old is worth a photo session as is also the wall carvings

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Karad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good maintained palace in the heart of the city. It was said that the construction of this palace was started in 1750 and completed in1869. It took 119 years .. such a long period to complete. The grand pillared Durbar Hall has a pure marble platform on which the Takht-e-Nishan or the royal seat was laid.

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