is one of the finest palaces in Hyderabad, India. It is
located in the common capital area shared between
the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It
belonged to Paigah Hyderabad State, and it was later
owned by the Nizams
The palace has 220 lavishly decorated rooms and 22
spacious halls. It has some of the finest treasure
collections of the Nizam. Falaknuma houses a large
collection of rare treasures including paintings,
statues, furniture, manuscripts and books.
The jade collection of the palace is considered to be
unique in the world.
The famed dining hall could seat 100 guests at its
table. The chairs were made of carved rosewood
with green leather upholstery.
The famed dining hall could seat 100
guests at its table. The chairs were made
of carved rosewood with green leather
The tableware was made of gold
and crystal to which fluted music
was added. The length of the table
is 108 feet.
Seven Nizams ruled Hyderabad for two
centuries until 1947. The Asaf Jahi rulers
were great patrons of literature, art,
architecture, and culture, and rich food.
The Nizams patronized Persian art,
Persian architecture and Persian culture,
which became central to the Hyderabadi
The Nizam was known for his wealth and
jewelry collection collection.The last
Nizam had been the richest man in the
Nizam’s Jewels, valued at
$ 250- $ 350 million by the
Sotheby’s and Christie’s
The diamond piece was a wedding present from the Nizam of Hyderabad
Kate-Middleton- 2014 and-HM-the-Queen-pictured-in-1953