Saturday to Thursday: 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday is Closed
Photoshoot not permitted
1. Shooting / Filming/ Videography strictly prohibited within the premises of Chowmahalla Palace.
2. Please vacate the palace premises by 5.30 pm
3. Ticket Counter will close at 5 pm
20-4-236, Motigalli, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
We strongly suggest you reserve approximately two hours of your time at Chowmahalla. The Palace is a historical landmark, with decades of culture and history for you to explore. Explore at ease, let your thoughts wander, and enjoy its beautiful ambience. Please carry your own reusable water sources, and ensure that any eatables and wrappings are carried back home with you. The Palace is a historical landmark, with decades of culture and stories hidden in the cracks, and sometimes laid out bare in the open. We believe there is nothing more ineffectual than an experience one is rushing through. Explore at ease, let your thoughts wander, click a few photographs, simply be. The Palace, and its history, is for you to explore. The Palace is a grand collection of structures, spread over acres – we need your co-operation to keep it clean and tidy. We strongly suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes. While all of the Palace is situated on flat terrain, it is a large area to cover with ground texture alternating from marble to grass to gravel. It’s best to be prepared for all situations, and most importantly, to be comfortable. There is ample space for you to sit and relax. No need, at all, to rush through your Chowmahalla experience. We invite you to avail of our offerings of snacks and drinks at the canteen, located near the entrance gate. While grabbing a bite, your eyes may stray towards our beautifully curated souvenir shop. Packed with a wide range of decorative items, show-pieces, jewellery, and artwork – we promise you will be tempted to pick something up for yourself, or your family! Please note – Consumption of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and other tobacco items are forbidden on the Palace grounds.
Chowmahalla Palace is easily accessible to the public.
The closest Metro Station is MG Bus Station in Gowliguda. It is located at a distance of 3.7Kms from Chowmahalla Palace, which can be covered in any of the multiple autos always available at the station
The Palace is a veritable landmark in Hyderabad, and one of the prime points of convergence in Old City – the other being the marvellous Charminar, located less than 1km away. Buses stop directly opposite the main gate of the Palace, and one would be hard-pressed to find Multiple Autos and Taxis available at the station-rickshaw driver who is not familiar with the gullies of Old City.
One may follow along the directions provided by Maps application on your smartphone. It is best to remember that one follows the road turning to the right of Charminar, right up to the Palace Gate. Do not hesitate to ask for directions from folks on the road – we Hyderabadis are a helpful bunch. There is ample parking inside the official Palace compound, however we are usually rather busy. It is always recommended to come earlier on in the day, if planning to occupy any space in the parking lot.
One can also reach the palace via MMTS. The closest station is Yakutpura Railway Station located 2-Kms away from the palace.