Ranked 26 among Places to Visit in Hyderabad
Time Required: 1-3 hours
Purani Haveli is an integral part of the heritage and ethos of the city of Hyderabad is Displaying some of the most exquisite forms of craftsmanship, Purani Haveli was a palace was originally built to serve as the home to the Peshwa of Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, Mir Momen. Today, Purani Haveli is undeniably one of the significant parts of Hyderabad's golden era and is known for its remarkable exhibits of artwork and talent and functions as a museum. It is a beautiful structure comprising great treats for history lovers! One of the most unique features of the Purani Haveli is a wardrobe, which is the longest in the world! It is built on two levels and has a hand-operated elevator in place. Many building of this vast complex currently serve as educational institutions.
Swarming with a fascinating collection of items gifted to Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, the museum was a wish of his to tell the world about the achievements of the people of Hyderabad. The place comprises of a 240-foot long wooden chamber with some 150 walk-in-cupboards built by the sixth Nizam, which is claimed to be the world's largest wardrobe. The key highlights of the place are the remarkable exhibits of souvenirs, gifts, mementoes and models presented to him on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee Celebrations in 1927. The haveli with its fascinating collection is a must visit.
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