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A Scorpion Shaped Building Holds the Worlds Largest Dinner Table! And It's in India!

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Falaknuma in Urdu means ‘Mirror of the Sky’ is priceless inheritance of the princely state of Hyderabad in British India. Here are some lesser known facts about the palace.

Falaknuma houses World’s Longest Table that can Accommodate 100 People at a TimeThe famed dining hall can seat 100 guests at its 108 feet table. The chairs are made of carved rosewood with green leather upholstery.Sanjay Sharma says: A grand welcome with a horse carriage ride from the security gate up to the main entrance, awaits one at the Taj Falaknuma. The palace is maintained extremely well and the antique nature of the exhibits like paintings, sculptures, furniture and the showpieces has been preserved well. The dining table can seat 100 guests at its table which serve mouth watering food was really amazing. © http://weddingsutra.com/

Falaknuma houses World’s Longest Table that can Accommodate 100 People at a Time

The famed dining hall can seat 100 guests at its 108 feet table. The chairs are made of carved rosewood with green leather upholstery.

Sanjay Sharma says: A grand welcome with a horse carriage ride from the security gate up to the main entrance, awaits one at the Taj Falaknuma. The palace is maintained extremely well and the antique nature of the exhibits like paintings, sculptures, furniture and the showpieces has been preserved well. The dining table can seat 100 guests at its table which serve mouth watering food was really amazing.

1. Falaknuma houses world’s longest table that can accommodate 100 people at a time

The famed dining hall can seat 100 guests at its 108 feet table. The chairs are made of carved rosewood with green leather upholstery.

The palace was the First to have get Electricity in the HyderabadThe telephone and electrical system was introduced in 1883 and the palace has one of the largest electrical switchboards in India. Karan Bohra says: Large rooms with full of fresh air, good hospitality, quick service, delicious food, fresh environment, friendly staff and okay infrastructure. © livinglargetinylot.wordpress.com The palace was the First to have get Electricity in the Hyderabad

The telephone and electrical system was introduced in 1883 and the palace has one of the largest electrical switchboards in India. 

Karan Bohra says: Large rooms with full of fresh air, good hospitality, quick service, delicious food, fresh environment, friendly staff and okay infrastructure.

2. The palace was the first to get electricity in Hyderabad

The telephone and electrical system was introduced in 1883 and the palace has one of the largest electrical switchboards in India.

Falaknuma Palace is a vantage point offering sweeping views of Hyderabad CityPositioned away from the the heart of city, the Falaknuma palace grants you a chance to breathe free and admire the beauty of this historic city.Tez Voda says: The Taj Falaknuma is a beautiful palace and give guests an opportunity to experience the lifestyles of the nawabs/maharaja's of pre independent India. The dining venues and parts of the palaces are simply out of the world. The rooms beautifully decorated and the staff could not do enough for you. © blog.sagmart.com/ Falaknuma Palace is a vantage point offering sweeping views of Hyderabad City

Positioned away from the the heart of city, the Falaknuma palace grants you a chance to breathe free and admire the beauty of this historic city.

Tez Voda says: The Taj Falaknuma is a beautiful palace and give guests an opportunity to experience the lifestyles of the nawabs/maharaja's of pre independent India. The dining venues and parts of the palaces are simply out of the world. The rooms beautifully decorated and the staff could not do enough for you.

3. Falaknuma Palace is a vantage point offering sweeping views of Hyderabad

Positioned away from the the heart of city, the Falaknuma palace grants you a chance to breathe free and admire the beauty of this historic city.

The Palace was Built in the Shape of a ScorpionBuilt in the shape of a scorpion with two stings spread out as wings in the north. The middle part is occupied by the main building and the kitchen, Gol Bangla, Zenana Mehal, and harem quarters stretch to the south.Akhil Reddy says: This is one of the most beautiful hotels in the country. Previously this was a palace which was carefully converted in a hotel by the Taj group and they did a wonderful job of it. The work was carefully done and the details have been preserved. © tajhotels.com The Palace was Built in the Shape of a Scorpion

Built in the shape of a scorpion with two stings spread out as wings in the north. The middle part is occupied by the main building and the kitchen, Gol Bangla, Zenana Mehal, and harem quarters stretch to the south.

Akhil Reddy says: This is one of the most beautiful hotels in the country. Previously this was a palace which was carefully converted in a hotel by the Taj group and they did a wonderful job of it. The work was carefully done and the details have been preserved.

4. The Palace was built in the shape of a scorpion

The palace is built in the shape of a scorpion with two stings spread out as wings in the north. The middle part is occupied by the main building and the kitchen, Gol Bangla, Zenana Mehal, and other quarters stretch to the south.

The Falaknuma Library is Modeled after Windsor Castle’s library in England: Falaknuma houses World’s Longest Table that can Accommodate 100 People at a TimeThe famed dining hall can seat 100 guests at its 108 feet table. The chairs are made of carved rosewood with green leather upholstery.Sanjay Sharma says: A grand welcome with a horse carriage ride from the security gate up to the main entrance, awaits one at the Taj Falaknuma. The palace is maintained extremely well and the antique nature of the exhibits like paintings, sculptures, furniture and the showpieces has been preserved well. The dining table can seat 100 guests at its table which serve mouth watering food was really amazing. © wikimedia.org

Falaknuma houses World’s Longest Table that can Accommodate 100 People at a Time

The famed dining hall can seat 100 guests at its 108 feet table. The chairs are made of carved rosewood with green leather upholstery.

Sanjay Sharma says: A grand welcome with a horse carriage ride from the security gate up to the main entrance, awaits one at the Taj Falaknuma. The palace is maintained extremely well and the antique nature of the exhibits like paintings, sculptures, furniture and the showpieces has been preserved well. The dining table can seat 100 guests at its table which serve mouth watering food was really amazing.


5. The Falaknuma library is modeled after Windsor Castle’s library in England

The library treasures a large collection of rare manuscripts and books from the Nizam’s collection. Fun fact: Burroughs and Watts from England designed two identical tables, one of which is in Buckingham Palace and the other in the Falaknuma palace.

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