British Residency

  • Address: Hyderabad, India
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  • Phone: +91-4024657813
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Biritish Residency dates back to the late 18th century and was originally built as a residence for James Achilles Kirkpatrick who married an Indian woman Khair un Nissa. Kirkpatrick was smitten by the Indo-Persian culture and soon gave up his British lifestyle to accept the Indian way of living. The residency was known to be part of his fascination of the regal life of the Nizams and he even converted to Islam during this period.

Today, the gorgeous house, even though in ruins, has some of the most stunning art and architecture you will see around the city. The famous Durbar hall with elegant chandeliers, beautiful columns and dainty staircases along with other parts of the mansion, has become the premises of the OU College for Women but its timeless splendour still remains to attract tourists and locals.

  • Tourists cannot enter the building but can take a walk around the premises.

  • By Bus: Koti Womens College
  • By Train: Malakpet Railway Station (2 kilometers away)
  • By Auto rickshaw
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a motorcycle.

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  • British Residency Address: Hyderabad, India
  • British Residency Contact Number: +91-4024657813
  • British Residency Price: Free
  • Time required to visit British Residency: 00:30 Mins
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  • 0.17% of people who visit Hyderabad include British Residency in their plan

  • 50% of people start their British Residency visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see British Residency

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting British Residency

People normally club together Saroornagar Lake and Badshahi Ashurkhana while planning their visit to British Residency.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures