Errum Manzil

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Errum Manzil
General information
Type Royal Palace
Architectural style Indo-European Baroque
Location Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Completed 1870

Errum Manzil or now known as Erra Manzil or Persian for Mansion in Paradise is an expansive palace built on a hillock by a nobleman, Nawab Safdar Jung Musheer-ud-daula Fakhrul Mulk of Hyderabad in 1870. It is located off the Khairatabad - Panjagutta road.[1]

Fakhar-ul-mulk II

Built in the Indo-European Baroque style of architecture, during its heyday the palace had over 150 rooms furnished with Louis XVI furniture, nine hole golf course, polo ground, stable for horses and a dairy farm. The palace was full of stucco and ornamental works.

Errum Manzil was used for royal banquets and other grand events. Later, the palace was taken over by the Government to be used as a records store-house . After some years it was again transferred into the hands of Public Works Department. Presently this palace houses offices of the Engineers-in-chief and the Chief Engineers of the Roads and Buildings and Irrigation/ Command Area Development Departments

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vantage location, hoary past". The Hindu. 5 Nov 2003. Retrieved 2011-09-18. 

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Coordinates: 17°25′10″N 78°27′18″E / 17.41944°N 78.45500°E / 17.41944; 78.45500