Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Asman Garh Palace Hydrabad Andhra Pradesh

Asman Garh Palace is situated in the historic city of Hyderabad.The name meaning, Asman for Sky, and Garh for home, since the palace was located so high on a hillock.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.The granite turrets and arched windows of Asman Garh Palace crown a hill located at a short distance from the Hyderabad TV tower. The palace presently contains a museum displaying archaeological relics.

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