Chowmahalla Palace

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Grandeur of rulers, glory of its past, glimpse of their enigmatic way of living, are still alive in the form of palaces like Chowmahalla Palace, a place worth visiting when on a Pack and move

Built in the 18th century, almost 200 years ago, the Chowmahalla Palace is one of the popular site seeing places. The literal meaning of this place is “Four Palaces” with “Chow” means four in Urdu and “Mahalat” which is the plural of “Mahalel” meaning palaces. Chowmahalla palace is said to resemble Shah Palace of Tehran in Iran.

Chowmahalla Palace History

The construction of Chowmahalla Palace was mainly completed between 1857 to 1869 during the rule of fifth Nizam, Afzar-ud-Daulah, Asaf Jav V. However, its building is mostly credited to Nizam Salabat Jang in 1790. The Palace originally covered 45 acres which extended from the Laad Bazaron the north to the Aspan Chowk Road on the south. Now, the total remained area of the palace is close to 12 acres.

The palace was restored by the Government and was opened to the public in the year of 2005. One can visit the palace throughout the week except on Friday and national holidays.

Source link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chowmahalla_Palace

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