Hyderabad’s royalty, known as the Nizam-ul-Mulk, have held top positions in the state since the early 1700s. Travelers who want to learn more about the history, culture, traditions and lifestyles of these incredible dignitary can pay a visit to the Nizam Museum, where gifts and artifacts from the last Nizam are on display.
Visitors can wander the halls lined with mementos of the silver jubilee celebration, which dates back to 1936, and see silver replicas of some of Hyderabad’s most iconic buildings. Some of the museum’s most popular items include a gold tiffin box decorated with diamonds, silver perfume containers and a 1930s Rolls Royce. This museum showcases how the other half lives with plenty of glitz, glam and sparkle proudly displayed.
The museum is located at Purani Haveli in Hyderabad. It is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and closed on Fridays.