SMS Gala Dinner

Chowmahalla PalaceThe SMS Gala Dinner will be held at Chowmahalla Palace on Sunday night from 19:00-21:00pm. There will be bus service available from Chowmahalla to the airport.

Once regarded as the center of Hyderabad, the magnificent Chowmahalla Palace was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty where the Nizams entertained their official guests and royal visitors. Built over 200 years ago, Chowmahalla is renowned for its unique style and elegance and is a synthesis of many architectural styles and influences. today, the Chowmahalla complex - which is a replica of the Shah’s Palace in Teheran, Iran - consists of two courtyards with elegant palaces, the grand Khilwat (the Durbar Hall), fountains and gardens. In its heyday, Chowmahalla had more than 7000 attendants and has been compared to the 'Enchanted Gardens of the Arabian Nights'.

Chowmahalla Palace HistoryGuests will enjoy a royal spread with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare, soups, shorbas, breads, rice, salads, curries, chutneys and traditional mouth watering desserts. Dinner promises to be a culinery journey into a regal past.

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