Bella Vista, Hyderabad

Bella Vista is a royal palace of the Nizam during the existence of Hyderabad State, now located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

It is the Indo-European building standing on a 10-acre (40,000 m2) verdant campus. The building's French architect christened it as Bella Vista, meaning beautiful sight, since it overlooks the Hussain sagar lake.

It is located at Saifabad suburb. It was modeled on the Henley-on-Thames of England. History It was in this palace that the heir apparent to the (throne) of Hyderabad, Prince of Berar, Nawab Mir Himayat Ali Khan, Azam Jah Bahadur, the elder son of the Seventh Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan, stayed.He stayed at the palace with his Princess Durru Shehvar. Some of the famous visitors to the palace include, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It now houses the Administrative Staff College of India.

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