The Salar Jung Museum contains the rich & beautiful collection of a man named Nawab Salar Jung III. The museum is located near the river and houses some of the most ancient and rarest objects. In his times, Nizam of Hyderabad was reckoned amongst the richest men present in the world. There are around 35,000 objects of art, which includes clocks, paintings, jade, swords, miniature paintings, jewellery, statuary and Persian manuscripts. There are various priceless treasures like the turban of Tipu Sultan of Mysore, an ivory chair, the exquisite dagger of Nurjahan the Mughal empress and the dressing table of Marie /Antoinette. The museum displays various items that belong to the prehistoric times and also a pavilion, which comprises of the replicas of Ajanta Frescoes.
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