Malwala PalaceMalwala Palace is a historical and royal palace located in Hyderabad (state capital of Andhra Pradesh), a top metropolitan city in India. History of Hyderabad city has gone through various phases from many centuries which means that rule of Nizams and Qutub Shahi kings have produced 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.

The Malwala Palace was built in the year 1845 in mix of Mughal and Rajasthani style of architecture. This palace is located near Charminar. Once you visit the palace you would observe that its mostly build in courtyard style. It was known for its richly carved wooden pavilion. It was one of the two places in Hyderabad which had wooden pavilion other was Raja Bhagwandas Bagh Pavilion. It consists of two story building with enormous place of residing.

This palace was the official residence of Dewan Chandulal who was a Malwala custodian of the Revenue Records of erstwhile Hyderabad state. This diwan khana was made from huge arches in lacquered wooden and was beautifully painted with vegetable dyes. There are two galleries flanking the Diwan khana located on the either side. These galleries used to house the priceless collection of antique Indian art and articrafts. This palace was also the house of rare books and manuscripts dated from the 10th century A.D.

On February - 23 - 2014

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