Paigah Tombs Timings:
10.00 AM to 5.00 PM.
Entry Fee: No entry fee
A Paigah tomb is the most popular sightseeing in Hyderabad. It occupies 30-40 acres of area. paigah tombs is identified as late 18th century. paigah tombs are known for architectural excellence. The tombs present a blend of Asaf jah and Rajputain style of architecture and one of the best examples of Indo saracenic architecture. paigah tombs built white marble to attract the visitors with his intricately designed interiors. It is very close location to charminar to visit the paigah tombs .This place is one of the popular tourism place in Hyderabad. These are situated in santosh nagar. Paigahs married a Nizams daughter. Who were the highest ranking nobles in the princely state of Hyderabad? After the Nizams family the paigahs were the only noble family, who were permitted by sultan to have their private army.
Paigahs tombs decorated with a crafted geometrical pattern design. The tomb has a talent and skilfully carved and their inlaid mosaic tile work is breathtaking and you can also see the jail work makes it more attractive. There is a unique and different style of design for each and every tomb. Mostly the tomb consists of elaborate covering and marble fences which are adorned with geometrical and floral designs. When you visit this place you can identify different designs of tomb with semi circular arches, representing Indian architecture.
At the entrance of the tombs, you can find iron tablet with inscriptions about paigah lineage. There is another key feature of these tombs is that they demonstrate the royal family tree. Abdul Fateh Khan Tegh Jung founded paigah nobility who had served the second Nizam. The title of ‘shams-ul-umra’ which means the sun amongst the masses was bestowed to him by Nizam. In the year of 1786 Abdul Fateh Khan Tegh Jung was buried at the entrance of the complex and the tomb of teng jung presents a fascinate architecture with exquisite lattice work with a massive canopy. Later it is renovated by his son Amir E Kabir.
It came to be known as paiagh tomb which becomes the last resting abode of the other members of the family well. paiagh tomb had primary nobility in the court of Nizams. Some of the tombs are of Sultan-ul-Mulk, Shams-ul-Umra, Zaheer yar Jung, Sir Viqar-ul-Umara, Sir Khursheed Jah, Asman Jah and some other family members. paigah tomb is nothing less than a wonder ,their detailed interiors with meticulously decorated walls, with lattice work and a wide array of exotic designs and fascinating architecture and association with the history of Hyderabad and some royal periods. These are the few reasons to visit paigah tombs. Except on Friday you can visit these tombs on all other days from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Qalender Nagar Road,
Phone: 1800 4254 6464