Taj Falaknuma Palace

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India is a destination known for grand luxurious palaces and royal bloodlines. One such opulent and sophisticated palace located in Hyderabad is the Falaknuma Palace developed by Taj Hotel Group into a boutique Hotel. The retreat is built on 32 acre plot and situated 2000 feet above the city. Falaknuma means "mirror of the sky" and the Hotel reflects the grandeur and magnificence its name represents.

Built in 1884 the palace was designed by Italian Architect William Ward Marret in the shape of a scorpion with two stings spread out as wings on the north. After 10 years of renovation activities Taj Hotel group converted it into a lifestyle retreat laced with luxury and features like Venetian chandeliers, unique pieces of furniture, splendorous marble staircases and beautiful fountains, precious statues, and objects d'art, stained-glass windows, exclusive sketches and murals sheathed in ornate frames and a superb collection of crystal.

Enjoy the Mughal, Rajasthani and Japanese gardens envisaged by the Nizam, who owned the palace previously. For a royal experience of staying enclosed in lavishness and to eat at the world's biggest dining table, visit this amazing example of architecture and interior d├ęcor.

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