Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad

About Chowmahalla Palace

Built by the Nizams, the palace which defined Hyderabad is one of the must see tourist places. The construction of Chowmahalla meaning “four palaces” began in 1750 under Salabat Jung and took more than 100 years to complete. It was finally completed under Afzal ad-Dawlah, Asaf Jah V, the fifth Nizam.

The palace consists of two courtyards - Northern and Southern, a durbar hall, fountains and gardens. The southern courtyard again comprises four palaces; Afzal Mahal, Mahtab Mahal, Tahniyat Mahal and Aftab Mahal.

Entry Fee
Rs. 40 (Indians),
Rs. 150  (foreigners). Rs. 50 (still camera) and Rs. 100 (camcorder).

Timing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (all days except Friday).

Visiting Duration
2 - 3 Hours.

Address
Chowmahalla Palace, Khilwat, Motigalli, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

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