About Chowmahalla Palace
Chowmahalla Palace is a royal residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad state. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi line and was the official living arrangement of the Nizams of Hyderabad while they governed their state. The royal residence was worked by Nizam Salabat Jung.The royal residence remains the property of Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah, beneficiary of the Nizams.
In Urdu, Hindi Char implies four, and even in Persian, Chahar implies four and in Urdu and Hindi Mahal implies royal residences, thus the name Chowmahalla/four castles.
The castle is situated in the old city in Hyderabad close to the Charminar.
Every formal capacity including the promotion of the Nizams and gatherings for the Governor-General were held at this royal residence.
The renowned UNESCO Asia Pacific Merit grant for social legacy preservation was introduced to Chowmahalla Palace on 15 March 2010. UNESCO delegate Takahiko Makino formally given over the plaque and authentication to Princess Esra, previous spouse and GPA holder of Prince Mukarram Jah Bahadur.Book Now