Hyderabad has been as historic place with its history of it owns. From the ruler of Quli Qutub Shahi dynasty in 15th and 16th century and Nizam during the late 18th and 19th century, the city has gone through construction of many monuments which are now the historical monuments and point of interest as well. Places like Chowmohalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, King Kothi Palace and Asman Garh Palace are among the royal palaces only to be visited in Hyderabad.
Asman Garh Palace is located in Hyderabad. The named is derived, as it was located on a hill and the name is so Asman means the Sky and Garh means home. It’s located in the Hill Rock area of Malakpet locality in Dilsukhnagar area of Hyderabad. The closest landmark is Malakpet TV Tower. Previously it was clearly visible through Malakpet Dilsukhanagar Highway road but with construction of concrete building the palace is difficult to trace now.
It was constructed by Sir Asman Jah the Prime Minister to the Nizam kings in the year 1885. He belonged to the Paigah family who were given a lot of respect by the Nizams for their noble works. Asman Garh Palace was constructed in European style in the form of Castle. The palace was latter used by Nizam kings as the perfect place for hunting. It has a big open area to the entrance and it was also used to watch cricket games and other events.
Asman Garh Palace hosts a museum displaying archaeological relics and it’s presently a government school running in the name of St Joseph’s public school. Asman Garh Palace is now an isolated spot and the people around the locality are rarely aware of its existence.
The best time to visit this place is between October to April and there is a good vicinity of transport with local buses and autos.