Asman Garh Palace
building_name=Asman Garh Palace
building_type= Royal Palce
Asman Garh Palace is a palace located in Hyderabad,
India. The name meaning, Asman for "Sky", and "Garh" for "home", since the palace was located so high on a hillock. It is located on the road from Malakpetand Dilsukhnagar.
It was designed personally and built by the erstwhile Prime Minster of
Hyderabad state Sir Asman Jahin 1885on a hillock for leisure. He belonged to the Paigah family. He fulfilled his dream of building a home close to the sky. His real name was Mohammed Mazharuddin Khan, he was the grandson of the second Nizam, Sikander Jah.
Its based on
Gothic architectureand is in the shape of a European medieval castle. The granite turrets and archedwindows of Asman Garh palace stand out.
The palace presently hosts a
museumdisplaying archaeological relics. The palace presently is converted into a school (St Joseph's Public School, Asman Garh Palace branch)
* [http://www.hudahyd.org/inside/heritagebuildings/pages/Asmangarh%20Palace%20-%20II%20B.html Picture of Asman Garh Palace]
* [http://www.hindu.com/mp/2004/01/21/stories/2004012100750300.htm The Hindu feature on Asman Garh Palace]
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