The mansion weaves its own mystique with the Durbar Hall, painted ceiling, chandeliers, galleried halls, inlaid wood and drawing rooms. It was built in European neo-classical style, similar to the White House in Washington DC.

The Residency

The imposing facade of the Durbar Hall at the British Residency in Koti – now the premises of the Koti Women’s college. Apparently it was the residence of the British Resident for the sole purpose of keeping an eye on the Nizam and the state of Hyderabad, as the state was of strategic importance to… Continue reading The Residency