Falaknuma palace hotel

Falaknuma Palace



April 24, 2024

  • Falaknuma Palace is situated in Hyderabad, Telengana, India.
  • It originally belonged to the Paigarh Family and was owned by the Nizam of Hyderabad.
  • It is on a hillock and covers 32 Acre (13 hectare) area in Falaknuma.
  • From Chaminar Falaknuma Palace distance is 5 KM.
  • Built by Nawab Sir Viqar-Ul-Umra, Prime Minister of Hyderabad and the uncle & Brother in law of the sixth Nizam.
  • In Urdu Falaknuma means “Mirror of Sky” or “Like the Sky”.
  • William Ward Marret was the architect of this palace.
  • Taj Hotels started renovating and restoring the palace in 2000 and the renovated hotel was opened in Nov 2010.
  • Total 60 Rooms and 22 Halls are there in this palace.
  • Its a Nizam Family’s private property and not normally opent ot the public, untill 2000.