Saturday, February 12, 2011



  • It was designed personally and built by the erstwhile Prime Minister of Hyderabad state Sir Asman Jah in 1885 on a hillock for leisure, as a shikar rest house.

  •  Its based on Gothic architecture and is in the shape of a European medieval castle. The palace presently hosts a museum displaying archaeological relics.( Birla Archaeological Museum.)

  • The Asman Garh Palace in Hyderabad is one the prominent monuments in Andhra Pradesh. Influenced by the castles of Europe, Asman Garh Palace is perched atop a hill some distance ahead of the Hyderabad TV tower.

  • The palace is ornamented with granite turrets and arched windows. You can reach Asman Garh Palace in Hyderabad with convenience, since it is positioned just 5 km from Hyderabad bus station and 11 km from Hyderabad railway station. Buses and auto rickshaws are readily available from all places in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad to take you to the historic palace.

  • Tour to India invites you to explore the Asman Garh Palace, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh that will surely live on in your memory forever.
  • Sir Asman Jah, the Prime Minister of the erstwhile Hyderabad State strolled up the hill and chose the "isolated spot" to create a typical European country villa resembling a castle - which is measured poetry in granite.
  •   In accomplishing it, he fulfilled his wish of being close to the sky, something that was part of the title he earned.

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