Asman Garh Palace

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Asman Garh Palace
AsmanGharPalast Hyderabad-Mallapet ca1900.jpeg
General information
Type Royal Palace
Architectural style Gothic
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Completed 1885

Asman Garh Palace is a palace located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The name meaning, Asman for Sky, and Garh for home, since the palace was located so high on a hillock. It is located on the road from Malakpet and Dilsukhnagar.The palace presently hosts a museum displaying archaeological relics. The palace presently is converted into a school (St Joseph's Public School, Asman Garh Palace branch)

History[edit]

It was designed personally and built by the erstwhile Prime Minister of Hyderabad state Sir Asman Jah in 1885 on a hillock for leisure. He belonged to the Paigah family. He fulfilled his dream of building a home close to the sky. His real name was Mohammed Mazharuddin Khan, he was the grandson of the second Nizam, Sikander Jah.

Design[edit]

Its based on Gothic architecture and is in the shape of a European medieval castle. The granite turrets and arched windows of Asman Garh palace stand out.

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