erra manzilErrum Manzil is a royal palace located in Hyderabad, a metropolitan city in India and also the capital of Andhra Pradesh. History of Hyderabad state and the rule of Nizams earlier Qutub Shahi kings is easily has made this place rich with historical monuments like Charminar, Salar Jung Museum, Golconda Fort, Toli Masjid and through various other palace likes Chowmahalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, Bella Vista, Paigah Palace, King Kothi Palace and the Basheer Bagh Palace.

Errum Manzil is also known as Erra Manzil is a historical monument for mansion in paradise and it does mean the same in Persian language. It’s a beautiful palace built on the hillrock by Nawab Safdar Jung Musheer-ud-daula Fakhrul Mulk. The Erra Manzil was completed in 1870 on time. Fakhrul Mulk was a close acquaintance of the sixth Nawab of Hyderabad.

Erra Manzil is built in Indo European Baroque style of architecture and this palace during the times of Nizam was used as the royal banquet hall. It was also used in various other events and indoor shows. It used to have 150 rooms and lavishing drawing hall. Beside this palace it had nine hole golf course, polo ground, stable for horses and a dairy farm.

The Erra Manzil or Errum Mazil denotes the glorious history of Hyderabad. This palace lies on the side of the Khairatabad – Punjagutta road.

Erra Manzil now is taken over by the Government of India as the rule of Hyderabad state ended in 1948. It was used as a store house record for few years and then it was transferred into the hands of public works department. As of now this palace is the office of Engineers in chief and Chief Engineer of roads, building, irrigation and command area development departments. Due to security reasons it’s not been listed as a tourism palace and so people are not allowed inside the building. You have to have a look at it from the outside of the palace.

Here are the videos which shows the Errum Manzil –

On February - 27 - 2014

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