The Chowmahalla Palace is one of the prevalent touring places in Hyderabad. The exacting importance of this spot is “Four Palaces” with “Chow” signifies four in Urdu and “Mahalat” which is the plural of “Mahalel” which means royal residences. Chowmahalla castle is said to take after Shah Palace of Tehran in Iran.
Chowmahalla Palace History.
The development of Chowmahalla Palace was for the most part finished between 1857 to 1869 during the standard of fifth Nizam, Afzar-ud-Daulah, Asaf Jav V. In any case, its structure is for the most part credited to Nizam Salabat Jang in 1790. The Palace initially secured 45 sections of land which stretched out from the Laad Bazaar on the north to the Aspan Chowk Road on the south. Presently, the all out remained region of the royal residence is near 12 sections of land.
Chowmahalla Palace Architecture.
The Chowmahalla Palace is comprised of two yards which are isolated into the northern patio and the southern patio. The southern yard of the royal residence has four castles which are in particular Afzal Mahal, Tahniyat Mahal, Mahtab Mahal, and Aftab Mahal. The Aftab Mahal is a two celebrated structure and is the greatest of all the four. The northern patio which has been available to open, houses Bara Imam, a long hallway with numerous rooms on the eastern side, which was before the regulatory wing. Another enamoring highlight of this yard is the Shishe-Alat. This was utilized to get visitors and open figures.
- Chowmahalla Palace Timings : 10:00am to 5:00pm and Friday Closed.
- Chowmahalla Palace Ticket Fee : 50 per Adult for Indians
10 per Child (Below 12 Yrs) for Indians
200 per person for Foreign Tourists
50 for Still Camera
100 for Video Camera