Taj Falaknuma Palace
Retrace the steps of Nizams, European royalty, enchanting Begums, distinguished Heads of State and walk the walk of Kings through this Palace in the sky. 2000 feet above Hyderabad, Taj Falaknuma Palace’s 60 beautifully refurbished and lovingly restored rooms allow you to journey into the clouds and into the glided ages, where grandeur and excess is celebrated and savoured in equal measure.Those who have revelled in its opulence have revelled in its large Venetian chandeliers, rare furniture, grand marble staircases and gurgling fountains, priceless statues, and objects d’art, stained-glass windows, unique sketches and murals encased in ornate frames, a world-class collection of crystal as well as the Mughal, Rajasthani and Japanese gardens personally conceived by the Nizam. The Palace Library, a replica of the one at Windsor Castle, is a collector’s envy as it is home to the rarest of manuscripts, books and one of the most acclaimed collections of the Holy Quran in the country, all of which were selected and brought back by the Nizam himself.The former residence of the Nizam of Hyderabad, Falaknuma Palace has been rightfully leased by the Royal Family of Hyderabad to the Taj Group of Hotels Resorts and Palaces with Royal Family members having personally supervised part of the Palace’s refurbishment. Guest can now experience the famed Nizam’s hospitality which was once the sole preserve of royalty.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Taj Falaknuma Palace
- Engine Bowli
- Hyderabad, 500 053
The capital of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad is an integral part of the famous twin-city pair of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, which are situated on opposite banks of the Hussain Sagar Lake. It is easily accessible from most other cities by air, rail and road. Hyderabad has a romantic story behind its birth. Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, the fifth king of Golconda, founded this city of Bhagyanagar in 1591 for the sake of his lover Bhagmathi. Later he renamed the city as Hyderabad. The city retains much of the charm associated with its glorious past, while catapulting itself into the 21st century as India's hottest software centre.
William Ward Marret didn’t just design a Palace, he created a space dedicated to the art of perfecting pleasure. Where billiards rooms, smoking rooms, pools, ballrooms, croquet lawns, private gardens, a dining room to seat 101 guests at the world’s largest dining table, a library, turret rooms, stables, terraces with views of the city, a private petrol pump and royal garages filled with a fleet of vintage cars serve to be just some of the known pleasures and comforts of this sumptuous royal abode. With many secrets still hidden within the undulating folds of 32 acres of land, we urge you to make your own discoveries during your stay at Taj Falaknuma Palace.
Fine Dining on Site
The culinary experience at Taj Falaknuma Palace recreates the passionate relationship between monarchs and their cuisines. Inspired by centuries of indulgence, we will take a leaf out of those experiences that have captivated the Nizams and their distinguished guests. We will recreate and reinterpret tastes and traditions of a bygone era, while keeping contemporary palates in mind.
Get one with mind, body and soul as the Royal Jiva Spa transports you to a time when relaxation was both a finely-honed art and a practised science.
Guest Review Highlights
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Business Center
- - Meeting Space
- - Disabled Access
- - Executive Retreat
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fine Dining Nearby
- - Fitness Center
- - Spa Facility
- - Shopping
- - Theatre & Museums
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