TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE: CITY OF PEARLS

Perched 2000 feet on the City of Pearls, Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad is a Royal Palace stuck in the shadows of the clouds. It was built in 1894 with elaborate design, eloquent stuccowork and timeless elegance, that was carefully rebuilt by Princess Esra who restored the 19th century splendour of the palace.

The hotel is built elegantly with big, elaborate and beautiful chandeliers peppering the hallways of the palace. The marble fountains are breath taking . The corridors of the palace are beautifully built with every small detail looked upon. The rooms are awe-inspiring enough to become a backdrop for a pre-wedding shoot on its own. The terraces, gardens, lounges and restaurants are no less than something out of the 19th century paintings and can be used as different backdrops for the photoshoot.

At the Taj Falaknuma Palace, they treat you like royalty. They welcome you with showers of rose petals, bring you to the palace in luxurious cars, and drop you at the doorstep in classic horse-drawn carriage. With the perfectly polite staff, this place can be a dream location for a pre-wedding shoot.

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Positive Points:

1. Location

The Palace resides at the perfect location in Hyderabad. It is not that far away from the airport but far away from the civilization to be peaceful and silent. It will make you feel as if you are in a bubble of your own.

2. Architecture

The Palace is built very beautifully. The architecture of the Palace takes your breath away. It feels surreal to look at the palace. The grand entry is enough to foresee what wonders the place wall hides.

3. Enter in Style

The Location has taken the full responsibility to make you feel like the top-most royal couple out there. They make sure that you travel in the best luxurious cars from the airport to the Palace and give you a ride around the Palace in a classic horse-drawn carriage. They never fail to do everything to make vibrancy good.

4. Different Backdrops

Due to the amazing architecture, the Palace provides you with many different backdrops for a pre-wedding photoshoot. The palace has long, decorated corridors that can serve as a good backdrop just as well as the terraces of the Palace. The fountains on the grounds cannot be missed. No one will be able to deny the beauty of the lounges and the different ceremonial rooms in the Palace for the pre-wedding photoshoot.

5. Heritage Trail

The Palace has a heritage trail that you can walk around on. This trail would be the perfect venue for a traditional pre-wedding photoshoot location. This trail will take you around the main lawns and the Rajasthani Gardens that are no doubt good as a backdrop for your photoshoot.

6. Staff

The staff of this location is polite and respectful. They try to help you with as much as possible and make sure your stay there is comfortable.

7. Entertainment

For the entertainment of their guests, the Taj Falaknuma Palace have quite a show. They call the local Sufi Music Players for their infamous Qawwali that is a much watch and hear for everyone.

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Negative Points:

1. Non-Economical

Every place that holds such a beauty in India is not always pocket-friendly. This place is a beauty for the sore eyes but a problem to the pocket of the beholder.

2. Drones

The newest way of photography, the drone photography is not allowed in The Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad. They have very strict rules and do not allow to take an aerial photoshoot that most couples crave.

3. Tripods

The Palace doesn’t even allow tripods for a photoshoot. The photographer can’t do still photography and has to click all the photos with the camera in his hands.

4. Prohibited

Some of the beautiful backdrops from the Palace are prohibited for photography. So, you will have to leave these breathtaking backdrops from your pre-wedding photoshoot.

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Pricing and the Essentials-

As of 25th August, 2018, the hotel charges Rs.2,00,000 for a three hour shoot at the palace. You will have to book the location beforehand for a pre-wedding photoshoot. This can be done through mail or through phone call.

Here’s the location of Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad: Google Maps Location
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Favourable Time and Months-

Hyderabad is during the winter season when the days are pleasant. 
The best months to visit is from October to February where except from some clouds,
the weather is very good.

Overall Review by Video Tailor-

The Palace is the perfect location for a pre-wedding photoshoot. Like every location, this place has some positives and negatives but this location is breathtaking and can keep one awed for a long time. For a royal looking photoshoot or to feel like a royalty, this is the best place for you.

Video Tailor Tip and Rating-

We suggest for a royal, traditional photoshoot in this amazing palace. You can get some wide-angled shot and dancing videos clicked at the various ceremony halls that the Palace has. This would look perfect for the song Thinking Out Loud, by Ed Sheeran.

We give this hotel a 4.0 stars out of 5.0 stars.

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