Owned by the Nizam of the princely state of Hyderabad, the Falaknuma Palace was converted into an ultra-luxe hotel in 2010 and managed by the Taj Hotels. It invites guests to experience the grandeur of the Hyderabad Nizams. Perched high atop a 609.6 meters (2,000 feet) hill overlooking the City of Pearls, this hotel is renowned for its eclectic interiors, featuring Venetian chandeliers, roman pillars, marble staircases, intricate statues, artworks and exquisite period furnishings. The Japanese, Mughal and Rajasthani gardens add to its beauty. Impressively, the palace also features a huge library said to house one of the rarest versions of the Islam’s holy book, the Quran.
If there is one thing the Nizams got right, among various others, was their opulent lifestyle. Named for Mirror of the Sky, its cascading gardens, Venetian décor, and Europeans interiors transport you to the Renaissance ages. Fitted with marble flooring and facing the courtyard as the tradition demanded ages ago, the well-preserved luxury rooms here will make your squeal with delight. This palace is sure to take you back to Nizam Era, to its glamour and luxurious living.Price per night : Starting from INR 27500.
Get set to spend the most luxurious weekend of your life at Taj Falaknuma Palace, the erstwhile residence of the Nizams. Begin your day with a heritage walk and swim your stress away at your private pool before heading to the spa. Mark an end to a day of indulgence as you enjoy the gastronomic delights served at the restaurants here.That’s not it! While in Hyderabad, don’t forget to shop for gorgeous silk sarees with your mother.