Taj Falaknuma Palace

The former residence of the Nizam of Hyderabad, the enchanting hilltop Taj Falaknuma Palace overlooks the central Indian city of Hyderabad. Guests arrive by horse-drawn carriage and are welcomed up the grand staircase into this five-star luxury hotel with a shower of rose petals, much like past Heads of State and other royalty. Inside, you’ll discover priceless Belgian chandeliers, magnificent stuccowork and a splendid marble fountain.

Accommodation at the opulent Taj Falaknuma Palace is in 60 lavish rooms and suites, lovingly restored by Her Highness Princess Esra – the Nizam’s Turkish wife. Choose from Palace Rooms, which feature gleaming oak floors and beautifully hand-painted walls, or stay in an opulent suite which once hosted the world’s best and brightest leaders. Suites are spread across the scorpion-shaped palace for the utmost privacy and space.

Things to do on this captivating 32-acre property include an insightful Heritage Walk, which brings the regal history of the Taj Faluknama Palace to life. Take traditional afternoon tea on the Jade Terrace, enjoy a sumptuous private meal on top of the Gol Bungalow with sweeping views of the cityscape or have your butler acquire a made-to-measure “sherwani” suit. For the ultimate pampering experience, visit the Jiva Spa for a signature treatment.

Location

How to get to Taj Falaknuma Palace

The Taj Falaknuma Palace is located just 25 minutes or 8km outside of Hyderabad city centre.

Activities at Taj Falaknuma Palace

  • Heritage walk
  • Spa treatments
  • Unique dining experiences

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Taj Falaknuma Palace Highlights

  • Step into the shoes of Indian royalty in this magnificent former palace
  • Arrive by horse-drawn carriage and be welcomed by a shower of rose petals
  • Sleep in a lavish bedroom or suite fit for a king
  • Enjoy the services of an attentive butler throughout your stay
  • Indulge in spa treatments and a wide range of memorable dining experiences

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